Nineteen year old student Josue Romero, an undocumented immigrant supported by the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Educational and Legal Services (RAICES) organizattion awaited Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar with a
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Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 18 2017 - 3:20pm
About 200 people marched through the streets of San Antonio Saturday, Feb. 18, protesting the Trump Administration’s immigration policies. Liberty League of San Antonio, a grassroots organization, organized the peaceful event, which went viral via a Facebook invite.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 16 2017 - 4:26pm
Immigration officials arrested an El Paso woman who alleged she was a victim of domestic abuse, according to multiple reports.
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Feb 8 2017 - 2:31pm
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by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Feb. 3, 2017 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 2 2017 - 1:22am
Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. San Antonio organizations and elected representatives are responding to Gov. Greg Abbott’s withholding state grant money his office administers to Travis County due to the county jail’s policy regarding immigrants.
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 1 2017 - 5:03pm
by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune Feb. 1, 2017 Editor's note: This story has been updated. Gov. Greg Abbott has followed through on his threat to cut off state funding for Travis County over its new "sanctuary" policy.
Written by JamiAlise on Jan 30 2017 - 4:05pm
ENGLISH (ESPANOL SIGUE) *WEAR WHITE In breif, SB 4 is the so-called "anti-sanctuary cities" proposal that:
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Jan 27 2017 - 1:45pm
A local state legislator and San Antonio’s top cop feel the federal and state push to step up enforcement of immigration laws, locally, could do more harm than good. But a conservative think tank official and Bexar County’s GOP chairman say the federal and state governments are only wanting cooperation from police in local immigration enforcement to improve community safety.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Dec 6 2016 - 9:20pm
A Mennonite Church in San Antonio has become a living nativity scene, sheltering hundreds of refugee mothers and children who fled violence and poverty in Central America. Immigration officials delivered more than 500 asylum-seeking women and children to the church after a judge in Austin ruled that Texas could not license the detention centers where they were being held as child care facilities. The refugees were delivered in waves, some arriving at 2 a.m. Monday in a driving thunderstorm.