U.S. Border Patrol agents on Monday announced the beginning of construction on the “big, beautiful wall” that President Donald Trump promised to build on the southern border.
Texas state law says that teachers could lose their teaching certificates and pensions if they go on strike.
Late Wednesday, President Trump signed a proclamation directing the deployment of National Guard troops as a quote “immediate deterrent” to illegal immigration along the U.S.- Mexico border. This comes after days of tough talk from President Trump on immigration enforcement, … Continue reading
A federal judge has ordered Texas officials to comply with the National Voter Registration Act and motor voter laws. The order could affect an estimated 1.5 million Texans.
A group of immigrants’ rights advocates are traveling along the Texas-Mexico border this week. Organizers say their goal is to teach immigrants about their constitutional rights.
Immigrants’ rights groups in Texas are closely watching the status of some 80 African men they say are facing deportation. The group is part of a federal complaint filed last week against an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in … Continue reading
Fracking technology is the reason oil production in the Permian Basin is way up.
An oil and natural gas company in West Texas’ Permian Basin is set to become the largest drilling operation in the region after a deal worth $9.5 billion dollars.
Federal officials gave final approval to a Texas plan for school improvement, which includes portions of the new system for grading schools on a scale from A to F. Texas education officials say it’s not too late for the public … Continue reading
New research from geo-physicists at Southern Methodist University says areas in West Texas are becoming unstable and sinking. Part of the reason why: decades of oil and gas activity.