Judge halts Texas' newest anti-abortion law - KXAN.com

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge has blocked Texas from enforcing new anti-abortion measures that the Republican-controlled Legislature passed in response to the U.S. Supreme Court striking down the state's far more sweeping law. The temporary ...

Federal judge halts Texas' latest anti-abortion law - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

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 issued by Austin-based ...

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 ...

SB 4 Halted for Now, but 'Fight Isn't Over Yet' - Rivard Report

On Wednesday U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia granted a preliminary injunction to prevent key components of Senate Bill 4, the so-called “sanctuary cities” law, from going into effect. Garcia's ruling came just two days before the law was set to go ...

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 ...

Injunction Stops Texas 'Show Me Your Papers' Law: 'Cause It's Unconstitutional, Not Just Post-Harvey Cruel - Above the Law

The first two points are incontrovertible. These laws are aimed at harassing and intimidating brown people. Cops are not going to ask a red-haired woman with a thick brogue to produce her immigration papers. Nobody is going to hold a low-level meth ...

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 ...

"Sanctuary cities" opponent: Community shouldn't fear police inquiries after ruling - Texas Tribune

A federal judge declined to block provisions of a Texas law that allow local law enforcement to ask about a person's immigration status during an arrest or lawful detention. Two of the lead plaintiffs in the case say that will not result in a major ...

Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Most of Texas Anti-Sanctuary City Law - Reason (blog)

State cannot force local police to serve as immigration agents and detain people for the feds. Scott Shackford| Aug. 31, 2017 12:05 pm. Texas state capitol Crackerclips / Dreamstime.comA federal judge has temporarily stopped most of Texas ...