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Cornell Graduate Students Arrested in Texas Border Airport; Refused to Answer Citizenship Questions

"After refusing to answer a border patrol agent’s question about their citizenship status at a Texas airport near the border between the U.S. and Mexico, Omar Figueredo and Nancy Morales were arrested. Figuerdo was arrested for failing to identify himself, resisting arrest and obstructing...

Doctors With Borders: Marsha Griffin, M.D.

"Many years ago, as a young woman, I left the Rio Grande Valley, ready to put the oppressively hot, humid nights and dusty, dry days behind me. But over the years, I kept finding myself drawn back to the people, the beauty, the music and the culture. In 2002, two decades after I had left, I came...

Mayors Support President, Oppose Texas in Immigration Lawsuit

"Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was among more than 30 mayors to go to court Monday to oppose a lawsuit brought by over a dozen states to block President Barack Obama’s immigration-reform plan . Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York City and Houston Mayor Annise Parker along with Garcetti organized...

Texas, Feds Move to Cancel Aug. 19th Contempt Hearing in Brownsville: Texas v. USA

On July 31, 2015 the parties in Texas v. USA (S.D. TX, Brownsville Div., No. 1:14-cv-00254) filed a joint status report and motion , stating, "the Court should cancel the currently scheduled August 19 hearing. In the alternative, the Court should excuse the attendance of Secretary Johnson and the...