Posted on · The Houston-based hotline began operations in February, shortly after President Trump issued his first executive order on immigration policy.
Posted on · In response to some of President Donald Trump's policies, a local initiative called “Dining for Democracy” is raising money for the ACLU.
Posted on · Jackson Lee spoke alongside the man’s wife, Rose Escobar, in downtown Houston today.
Posted on · South by Southwest organizers are under fire after Brooklyn-based artist Told Slant bashed the festival’s performance agreement and canceled his appearance.
Posted on · Texas Senate Bill 4 is often referred to as the “Sanctuary Cities” bill. But the bill as worded could go much deeper than the city level to target undocumented immigrants.
Posted on · Two memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, greatly expand the number of immigrants prioritized for removal. The rules do not affect "Dreamers" — people brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
Posted on · Several Houston businesses with large immigrant workforces closed their doors Thursday.
Posted on · The national nonprofit Teach for America has more than 100 teachers nationwide, and more than 50 in Texas, who have a work permit and protection from deportation through DACA.
Posted on · Of the 680 people arrested, around three-quarters had convictions, Homeland Secretary John Kelly said. Advocacy groups report that the raids also swept up people with no criminal record at all.
Posted on · Ever since President Donald Trump put a hold on refugees to the United States, there’s been political turmoil, lawsuits and protests. But before the ban, Greater Houston welcomed more refugees than most U.S cities.
Posted on · Seeking to regroup after a stinging legal defeat, President Donald Trump said Friday he is considering signing a "brand new order" after his refugee and immigration travel ban was halted in court.
Posted on · After an afternoon of debate, the Texas Senate late Tuesday voted 20-11 along party lines to advance a controversial immigration measure to ban sanctuary cities in the state.
Posted on · The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments by phone on Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET in the controversial travel ban's latest test. A district court judge halted the executive order on Friday.
Posted on · The governor delivered his second State of the State address to the Republican-controlled legislature at a time when Trump's executive actions are expected to impact Texas.
Posted on · As of Monday, at least one UH student was currently outside the United States and unable to return because of the new travel restrictions, according to UH.