Federal judge halts Texas' latest anti-abortion law - KXAN.com

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday blocked Texas from enforcing new anti-abortion measures Gov. Greg Abbott signed in response to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down more sweeping abortion limits. The temporary injunction ...

Judge Blocks Texas from Honoring ICE Detainers - NumbersUSA

U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia placed a preliminary injunction on a Texas law that requires jail officials to honor all requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to hold illegal aliens for pickup and deportation. He also enjoined ...

Federal Judge Blocks Most of Texas' Anti-Sanctuary Cities Law - Courthouse News Service

Hundreds of protesters gather on the south steps of the state Capitol in Austin, Texas, Monday, May 29, 2017, the last day of the legislative session, to protest Senate Bill 4. (Ricardo Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP). SAN ANTONIO, Texas ...

Judge Eviscerates Much of Senate Bill 4, but Leaves Intact “Show Me Your Papers” Provision - The Texas Observer

A federal judge slammed the brakes Wednesday on much of Texas' “sanctuary cities” ban, the draconian anti-immigrant law that was set to take effect on Friday. In his ruling granting a preliminary injunction, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia iced ...

Judge Temporarily Blocks Immigration Enforcement Law - San Marcos Corridor News

San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller speaks to protesters in front of the federal courthouse where U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia is hearing arguments against Senate Bill 4, the so-called sanctuary cities law, on June 26, 2017. Robin ...

Judge Blocks Texas' Sanctuary Cities Law - Officer.com (press release) (registration) (blog)

SAN ANTONIO -- A federal judge halted most of Texas' ban on sanctuary cities Wednesday — two days before the law was to take effect. City of San Antonio officials who were challenging the law claimed victory while state leaders vowed to appeal the ...

Houston's mayor praises federal ruling on Texas' 'sanctuary cities' - Business Insider UK

Houston's mayor lauded a federal ruling to temporarily block portions of Texas' "sanctuary cities" law that would have let police officers routinely question a person's immigration status. "Happy to learn a federal judge blocked the Texas law aimed at ...