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Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 04, 2018
By Alexa Ura and Emma Platoff, The Texas Tribune Handing the state another voting rights loss, a federal judge has sided with a civil rights group that claimed Texas violated federal law by failing to register residents to vote when they updated their drivers’ license information online.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 29, 2018
Here is the letter San Antonio City Manager Sheryl Sculley wrote to developer Mitch Meyer about the development proposed adjacent to the Hays Street Bridge: (Her action overruled the Historic and Design Review Board's decision here.)
Written by Ross Ramsey on Mar 28, 2018
By Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune Counting is one thing. Culling is something else entirely. As the federal government prepares for its once-every-decade count of the U.S. population, it has decided to ask residents whether they are U.S. citizens or not. At a time when immigration and sanctuary cities top Republican lists of political concerns, that question has less to do with counting and more to do with culling.
Written by Texas Tribune on Mar 14, 2018
By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. A panel of three 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges ruled Tuesday that most of the state’s immigration enforcement legislation, Senate Bill 4, can remain in effect while the case plays out, handing a victory to Gov. Greg Abbott and Republican supporters of the law.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 14, 2018
Elected leaders and pro-immigrant groups came together on the steps of San Antonio City Hall on March 14, 2018 and vowed to keep fighting the anti-immigrant law, SB 4 one day after judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld most of the Texas law. (scroll down to watch complete video of the 30-minute event)