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A panel of judges at U.S. 5th Circuit Court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments against the state’s 2015 campus carry gun law. Attorneys representing three University of Texas at Austin professors will make their case before the court on Wednesday.

 

 


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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sent letters to 11 Texas cities, warning them their plastic bag ban is now unenforceable because of a recent ruling by the Texas Supreme Court. But one of those cities is now examining whether they are actually violating that ruling.


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This week on Fronteras:

  • Reaction to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s decision to sue the federal government over ending DACA (0:15).
  • Vice President Mike Pence visits the border wall on the California-Mexico border (1:43).
  • The number of refugees resettling in Texas is declining (3.28).
  • Marfa mural preserves the city’s story for the future (9:10).
  • Author Bill Neeley shares the story of San Antonio Texas revolutionary hero Juan Seguín (12:38).


NPR

Updated at 4:37 p.m. 

 

Immigration attorneys and recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are lashing back at Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton the day after he filed a federal lawsuit in Brownsville to kill the Obama-era program.


Ryan Poppe

The Texas attorney general is suing the federal government, asking a federal court in South Texas to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program.

 

 


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