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Texas Won't Stop Denying Immigrants' Children Birth Certificates -- For Now

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.18.2015 | Politics

Texas officials do not have to make it easier for undocumented immigrants to get birth certificates for their children born in the state while a legal...

Texas Governor-Elect Seeks Federal Funds To Cover Immigration Costs

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2015 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Texas has asked the White House for hundreds of millions of dollars illegal immigra...

Texas Republicans Adopt Hard-Line On Gay Rights

Reuters | Posted 08.08.2014 | Politics

By Marice Richter FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) - The already conservative Texas Republican Party took a further turn to the right at it...

Texas, Immigrants and Economic Growth

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 10.13.2013 | Impact
Carnegie Corporation of New York

While Texas may do economic growth -- like Frito pie -- bigger than the rest of the country, it can't grow the country's economy on its own.

Texas Legislature Changes Tune On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2013 | Latino Voices

The Texas Legislature is changing its tune on immigration. While acrimonious debates over voter ID and “sanctuary cities” grabbed headlines du...

No Place for Scare Tactics in Immigration Reform Debate

Carlos Uresti | Posted 05.28.2013 | Latino Voices
Carlos Uresti

Immigration reform is the right thing to do, the fiscally responsible thing to do, and the humanitarian thing to do. Based on the role that immigrants have played in the history of our country, it is also the American thing to do.

Perry Apologizes Again For Controversial Comment

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is still apologizing for his comment during a Sept. 22 Republican presidential debate that opponents of in-state tuition for und...

Jon Ward

Perry Says Tuition Policy Created 'Tax-Payers, Not Tax-Wasters' | Jon Ward | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

SIOUX CITY, IOWA -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry made a new argument Saturday in defense of his actions to give children of undocument...

Rick Perry On Defense Over Controversial Remarks

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry once again defended his comments on immigration, telling CNBC Thursday that "we need to have an immigration policy that's thoughtful." T...

Rick Perry Apologizes For 'Over-Passionate' Comment

Luke Johnson | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry apologized in an interview with Newsmax Wednesday for saying that opponents of providing in-state tuition for undocumented immig...

Saki Knafo

How Immigrants Helped Give Perry His 'Texas Miracle' | Saki Knafo | Posted 11.02.2011 | Latino Voices

For much of his tenure as governor of Texas, Rick Perry's record on immigration made him a darling of Latino Republicans. He supported a law that let ...

WATCH: Why Rick Perry Doesn't Get Superman

Posted 11.06.2011 | Black Voices

Rick Perry, the governor of Texas and candidate for the Republican presidential nomination, has taken a hard line on immigration during his time as th...

Texas Considering Controversial Arizona-Style Immigration Law

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A proposed immigration law soon to be under consideration in Texas closely resembles Arizona's controversial statute and could make the Lone Star Stat...