Posted on · Opponents to the newly created committee say it is unnecessary and could potentially lead to censorship and discrimination.
Posted on · In July, Abbott authorized state law enforcement to transport migrants to ports of entry. It’s unclear how and why migrants are being detained, raising civil rights concerns and questions about whether the state is overstepping federal authority.
Posted on · The order allows law enforcement to stop, reroute, or impound any vehicle that they reasonably suspect may be violating the order. The governor’s order did not detail what constitutes reasonable suspicion.
Posted on · Under Judge James E. Boasberg’s injunction, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) must grant parole to asylum seekers once they have passed a “credible fear interview,” as per a 2009 ICE directive
Posted on · The lawsuit claims the question intentionally discriminates against immigrants
Posted on · In El Paso, attorneys with the American Civil Liberties Union and representatives from the Border Network for Human Rights said a lawsuit that seeks to end family separations at the border could hinge, in part, on the case of a woman detained in 2017.
Posted on · “The documents reveal mistreatment that is neglectful at best and intentionally cruel at worst.”
Posted on · Houston's mayor testified in federal court in defense of the city ordinance against homeless encampments; a judge ruled in August that the ban infringes on the Eighth Amendment, which prohibits "cruel and unusual punishment"
Posted on · A federal appeals court on Tuesday cleared the way for the girl to obtain the abortion despite objections from federal and Texas officials
Posted on · Jane Doe, as she's referred to in court filings, received the court authorization required for an abortion on September 25, 2017. Under Texas law, minors need their parents' permission or a court order to have an abortion
Posted on · An analysis by the Department’s Office of the Inspector General focuses on several facilities, two of them in Texas.