The Trump administration no longer supports requiring Texas to obtain federal approval of changes to its legislative and congressional maps.
State Rep. Eric Johnson (D-Dallas) has led a crusade to get rid of the plaque, which asserts the Civil War was “not a rebellion, nor was its underlying cause to sustain slavery."
Diana Herrera remembers sitting in an Edgewood High School class, listening for her name over the school intercom as the counseling department called students in for college guidance.
The last-minute efforts to register people to vote typically result in what local election officials have previously described as a paper tsunami.
The number of refugees resettled in Texas has plummeted under the Trump administration with some the most significant drops reflected in decreases of refugees from the Middle East.
The Justice Department asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit to block a citizenship question from appearing on the 2020 census questionnaire.
A San Antonio-based panel of judges ordered the state's maps should remain unchanged despite outstanding issues with House District 90.
The court also upheld 10 of 11 districts that had been flagged as problematic.
Texas' Hispanic population increased from 9.7 million in 2010 to 11.1 million last year, according to new census population estimates.
The top federal prosecutor in one of Texas' busiest border districts has dropped charges against immigrants who arrived with their families.