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.
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.
A federal judge had set a 45-day deadline for Texas to implement its first system of online voter registration.
In December, the House updated its sexual harassment policy after reports put a spotlight on widespread misconduct.
The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Texas' voter identification law, reversing a lower court ruling that found it discriminated against voters of color.
There’s little daylight between the five candidates in the crowded Democratic primary to represent TX-23 when it comes to core party issues.
Further extending a drawn-out legal battle, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a case over whether Texas' congressional and House district boundaries discriminate against voters of color.