illegal immigration

Lawmaker Starves Herself
Texas Democratic State Representative Victoria Neave will break her fast today after refusing to eat ahead of the House's Wednesday debate of a sanctuary cities bill.
Immigration Sign Controversy
Chuy's Mexican Restaurant in Round Rock has become a center of controversy after someone posted a sign threatening to fire employees who joined a national day of protest, but a representative of the chain says they have no idea who posted the notice.
Soldier Smuggled Immigrants
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Fort Bliss soldier has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for trying to smuggle two immigrants through a South Texas border checkpoint.
Sanctuary Cities Bill
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas Senate panel has approved a so-called sanctuary cities bill that would withhold state money from local jurisdictions that don't hand over immigrants already in custody for possible deportation.
"Sanctuary City" Battle
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has blocked funding for the first time over so-called "sanctuary cities" after Austin's sheriff stopped complying with all federal immigration detainers.
Illegal Immigrant Tuition
WILL WEISSERT, Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — After a week's delay, state senators are set to begin considering a contentious plan to repeal a Texas law granting in-state public university tuition to the children of some people in the United States illegally.
Immigration Battle Continues
ERICA WERNER, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will vote this week to go on record as disapproving President Barack Obama's executive actions to curb deportations for millions of immigrants here illegally.

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