Lina Hidalgo, other Texas county judges ask U.S. president to block state’s new immigration law

Posted on · Senate Bill 4, recently passed by the Texas Legislature, allows local and state authorities to arrest people suspected of entering Texas illegally from a foreign country and also empowers county and state court judges to order their deportation if they are found to be in violation. Enforcement of immigration laws is the jurisdiction of the federal government.

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Judge dismisses most remaining Republican challenges of 2022 Harris County election results

Posted on · Judge David Peeples, a Republican assigned the case from outside the county, ruled that neither Erin Lunceford nor most of the remaining Republican plaintiffs had proven their cases that they merited fresh election contests in the wake of their losses.