By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Jan. 15, 2020 A federal judge temporarily blocked a Trump administration policy that would have allowed governors, like Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, and other local leaders to prevent refugees from resettling in those areas.
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By Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune Texas’ Catholic bishops issued a sharp rebuke of Gov. Greg Abbott, a fellow Catholic, following his decision Friday to ban refugees from initially settling in Texas. In a joint statement by the Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops, which includes leaders from Texas’ 15 dioceses, the group called the decision “discouraging and disheartening.”
Written by Texas Tribune on Feb 6 2017 - 6:31pm
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 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 Texas Tribune on Dec 15 2016 - 6:14pm
by Eleanor Dearman, The Texas Tribune Dec. 15, 2016 Editor's note: This story has been updated throughout. Residents in Corpus Christi were caught by surprise Wednesday evening as city officials announced a ban on using the city’s water after a chemical made its way into the supply.