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The addition of Arizona, Florida and Ohio brings to 20 the number of states fighting the president's immigration order in a federal district court in Brownsville. (Photo credit should read HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Three More States Join Texas-Led Immigration Lawsuit Against Obama

The addition of Arizona, Florida and Ohio brings to 20 the number of states fighting the president’s immigration order in a federal district court in Brownsville.

12/05/2014

Gov. Rick Perry file photo. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Perry: Immigration Order Means More Border Chaos

Gov. Rick Perry says the Obama administration’s executive action on immigration will trigger a new flood of people illegally entering Texas from Mexico.

12/03/2014

Greg Abbott Speaking

Texas Expected To Sue Obama Administration Over Executive Actions On Immigration

Gov.-elect Greg Abbott appears poised to keep his promise and sue the Obama administration over executive actions on immigration — the 31st time he’s filed suit against the federal government since 2009.

12/03/2014

(L-R) The Edge, Larry Mullen Jr., Bruce Springsteen, Carrie Underwood, Kayne West, Coldplays Chris Martin and Adam Clayton of U2 greet the audience during the World AIDS Day (RED) concert in Times Square in New York on December 1, 2014. RED is an organization that aims to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child. (Photo credit TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Springsteen, Chris Martin & More Fill In With U2 At World AIDS Day Concert

Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin took the place of Bono at a concert Monday night in Times Square.

12/02/2014

File photo of Gov. elect Greg Abbott. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Abbott: No Decision Yet On Obama Immigration Suit

Republican Gov.-elect Greg Abbott insisted Monday that Texas has firm legal standing to sue the federal government over President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration, but he gave himself two weeks to make a final decision.

11/24/2014

File photo of border control. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Dallas Group Expects To Help 27,000 On Immigration

Catholic Charities of Dallas estimates that about 27,000 people will seek the nonprofit’s help following sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system that could shield millions of people from deportation.

11/21/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Obama Congratulates Texas’ Abbott In Phone Call

Governor-elect Greg Abbott has already had a few direct words for President Barack Obama: “Thank you.”

11/06/2014

A general view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where Thomas Eric Duncan died from Ebola virus. (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

County Judge: ‘We Are Not Going To Put Protective Orders On 75 Health Care Workers’

A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease, the Texas Department of State Health Services said Wednesday.

10/15/2014

Law enforcement officers from several Texas counties have banded together to form a “Border Brotherhood” who volunteer without pay to help enforce U.S. border laws in counties where there are too few deputies to regulate the ongoing flow of illegal immigrants crossing over from Mexico. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Number Of Child Immigrants At Border Declining

The number of immigrant children caught alone illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States is continuing to drop.

09/03/2014

File photo of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) (L) and Texas Governor Rick Perry standing together during a press conference at the front gate of Fort Hood about Iraq war veteran, Ivan Lopez, who killed three and wounded 16 before taking his own life on April 4, 2014 in Fort Hood, Texas. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas Abuzz About Possible Perry-Cruz 2016 Battle

The prospect of a two-Texan presidential tilt is dominating political conversation in the state, even outshining a fiercely contested governor’s race — and starting to get noticed nationally. Perry’s preparations have long been obvious, while Cruz is working to raise his profile beyond just the far-right base and insert himself into the presidential conversation.

08/28/2014

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