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.


Colony Ridge developer refutes claims that area is crime-filled sanctuary for undocumented migrants

Posted on · The Colony Ridge development in southeast Texas has been accused of being a haven for undocumented immigrants and a hotbed of crime. On Thursday the developer refuted those claims – and found allies among state law enforcement and some Republican lawmakers.