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Photo: Shutterstock Texas lawmakers are advancing a proposal to license family immigrant detention centers as child care providers. The state Senate voted 20-11 Tuesday to approve a bill that would allow Texas to license two family lockdowns, despite court rulings that such...
Photo: screen shot from video https://www.facebook.com/NewBraunfelsPoliceDepartment/videos/13911953342... Over the last several days the New Braunfels Police Department has been investigating an incident reported by a woman who believed an attempted kidnapping had happened in...
Photo: Shutterstock Officials are appealing a judge's ruling that found the Houston-area's bail system unconstitutional for individuals arrested for lesser offenses. The decision to continue the legal fight was made despite pleas from several local religious leaders who had...
Photo: Shutterstock The Texas Senate has given preliminary approval to a bill that would let state officials ban a transgender wrestling champion from competing. The measure comes after Trinity Euless junior Mack Beggs, who is transitioning from female to male, won a Texas state...
WASHINGTON - The American Civil Liberties Union issued a “travel alert” today informing anyone planning to travel to Texas in the near future to anticipate the possible violation of their constitutional rights when stopped by law enforcement. The alert comes amid the passing of...
(Credit: Associated Press) The Texas Senate has voted to authorize nearly $340,000 over the next two years to reimburse counties whose police officers attend U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement training on better enforcing federal immigration law. Under ICE's 287(g) program...
(Credit: LULAC) A Latino rights groups says it has filed what may be the first lawsuit challenging a new "sanctuary cities" ban in Texas that allows local police to ask a person during routine stops whether they're in the U.S legally. Luis Vera is an attorney with the League of...
Texas has charged to the forefront of national debate over immigration as Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a so-called "sanctuary cities" ban that lets police ask during routine stops whether someone is in the U.S. legally and threatens sheriffs with jail if they don't...
Records show that a white Texas police officer who was fired for fatally shooting a black teenager was briefly suspended in 2013 following a complaint about his conduct while serving as a witness in a drunk-driving case. Personnel records from the Balch Springs, Texas, Police...