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President Donald Trump's travel bans have been largely blocked by the courts, but they've caused the number of refugees entering the U.S. to plummet in the last two months. The number of refugees arriving dipped to a six-year low in March, aside from a period in 2013 when the...
File photo AUSTIN – In advance of the 2017 hurricane season, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to begin making plans to protect themselves and their families. Hurricane season begins June 1 and continues through Nov. 30, and Texas Governor Greg Abbott...
(Photo credit: Shutterstock) Publicly funded adoption agencies that ban non-Christian, unmarried, or gay prospective parents could soon be shielded by the state of Texas. The House voted 94-51 late Tuesday night to give preliminary approval to legislation that would allow...
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...