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 Edmond Ortiz on Feb 2 2017 - 1:22am
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 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.
Written by Texas Tribune on Dec 1 2016 - 10:37pm
The Texas Tribune is pleased to present a series of events focusing on the issues at play in the run-up to the 85th Legislature — and what they mean for one of the state’s largest and fastest-growing cities and its surrounding communities.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 23 2016 - 11:13am
UPDATED: Optimized with additional information, tools, links, transcribed quotes, links to specific spots in the video and outside links to helpful information. Replay video from the live webcast of What's Next for DREAMers, a panel discussion at the University of Texas at San Antonio Aula Canaria Lecture Hall on the downtown campus, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. SCROLL down below video for links, tools and transcript.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 19 2016 - 10:38am
by Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune SAN ANTONIO — As Donald Trump scrambles to build a fundraising network, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has been relying on a number of people in Texas who do not see eye-to-eye with him on some of his signature policy proposals. On Friday, June he heard from at least one of them.
Written by J.T. on Dec 10 2015 - 4:00pm
The New York Times listed Jan Jarboe Russell's book, "Train to Crystal City," as one of the Top Books of 2015 (read more here).
Written by J.T. on Oct 29 2015 - 2:45pm
Catch up and get ahead with the Edge for the week of October 26. Who needs a border wall?
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Oct 22 2015 - 1:09pm
Who needs a border wall? The U.S. recession already cut Mexican immigration by 57 percent, reflecting fewer employment opportunities, according to a study of U.S. Census data by Rogelio Sáenz, dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Public Policy.