Immigration

Houston’s New Short-Term Shelter Offers Respite To Migrant Families

Posted on · The shelter, or "family transfer center," offers food and other accommodations to families who have recently been processed and released by federal officials at the Texas-Mexico border.

Politics

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush Announces Run For Attorney General Against Ken Paxton

Posted on · Bush made his challenge official Wednesday evening during an event at a downtown Austin bar. Former President Donald Trump said last week that he would issue an endorsement in the race "in the not-so-distant future."

Immigration

Texas Sues Biden Administration In Effort To Reinstate Trump-Era ‘Remain In Mexico’ Immigration Policy

Posted on · The policy required asylum seekers who passed through Mexico on their way to the U.S. to stay in Mexico while their claims were processed. Many were forced to live in sometimes dangerous and unsanitary migrant camps.

Criminal Justice

An Incarcerated Texan Says He Should Already Be Home. Why Is He Still In Federal Lockup?

Posted on · Under an interpretation of the First Step Act, the federal government has said it does not have to give people so-called "home confinement credits" until 2022.