Posted on · Gov. Abbott is refusing to remove buoys from the Rio Grande that the Justice Department says are illegal. So the Department of Justicie is suing.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: Gov. Abbott is refusing to remove buoys from the Rio Grande that the Justice Department says are illegal. Abbott says Texas has the right to defend its borders from “invasion.” We discuss this recent border standoff.
Posted on · The Justice Department has notified the state of Texas that it will be filing suit over the controversial border security initiative.
Posted on · A report from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy reinforces long-established gridlock and frustration surrounding immigration policy.
Posted on · He was greeted by Gov. Greg Abbott upon arrival at the El Paso airport. Abbott has been a chief critic of Biden’s immigration policies and has frequently called on him to visit the border over the past year.
Posted on · Immigrant rights groups slammed the plan as ineffective and redundant.
Posted on · The president, who has been criticized by some Republicans for not visiting the border since he took office, hasn’t announced where his visit would take place.
Posted on · The transport is part of Abbott’s plan to expand Operation Lone Star and came in response to the Biden Administration’s decision to end Title 42 – a pandemic-era rule that rapidly expels migrants from the U.S.
Posted on · Democrats say the governor’s plans to bus migrants out of state are inhumane, while some Republicans are calling his latest moves a campaign gimmick.
Posted on · Gov. Abbott said the state's actions are in response to the Biden administration's plans to end a policy used to promptly expel asylum seekers at the border during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted on · The number of cases awaiting a final outcome in immigration courts is now more than 1.6 million. Courts in Texas have the highest number of pending cases at more than 262,000.
Posted on · Young people helped mobilize voters for President Biden. Many now feel Biden hasn't pushed hard enough to deliver on the immigration goals he set.
Posted on · Migrants arrested under Gov. Greg Abbott’s border security push have been imprisoned for weeks or months waiting to appear before a judge. About 90 were finally to receive hearings this week, but court proceedings were canceled.
Posted on · "The larger matter at hand here is that the Texas governor is trying to wind up fears around COVID and around this new strain of COVID to justify his anti-asylum and anti-migrant policies in South Texas,” said Ari Sawyer with Human Rights Watch.
Posted on · The Department of Homeland Security is preparing for major volume on Monday as bridges across the U.S.-Mexico border reopen to fully vaccinated travelers. The U.S.-Mexico border is the busiest land border in the world, with more than one million people crossing every day before the pandemic struck.