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Death Toll of Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion Stands at 14

After two days of speculation, Texas authorities confirmed that the number of people who died in the explosion of a fertilizer plant in the town of West stands at 14 as the work of searching the ruins comes to an end. continue reading »

Willie Nelson Doing Concert to Benefit West, Texas Blast Victims

As residents of West, Texas are returning to their homes, many people are coming to their aid including country singer Willie Nelson. continue reading »

Explosion at Fertilizer Plant May Have Killed 15 in Texas

An explosion at a fertilizer plant in the town of West, Texas, near Waco, may have killed between five and 15 people, and wounded at least 179 others, a police spokesman said Thursday. continue reading »

REPORT:  Illegal Border Crossings in Texas Drops to Lowest Level in Decades

Illegal border crossing by undocumented immigrants at the Texas – Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in the last two decades according to a study by NY Center for Migration Studies. continue reading »

Latino Groups Files Redistricting Lawsuit in Texas

A lawsuit has been filed in federal court to have Texas House and congressional maps redrawn to better reflect the demographics of the state. “Latinos in Texas have earned the right to districts that reflect their strength and importance in the state continue reading »

Redistricting Attorney Rios Rehired to Ensure Latinos Are Properly Represented

Once again, Hidalgo County, in the Rio Grande Valley, has hired a San Antonio-based redistricting attorney to ensure the Texas residents are properly politically represented in Washington D.C. and Austin. continue reading »

TX Gov. Rick Perry Makes Eliminating Sanctuary Cities Priority–$27 Billion Deficit Overlooked

Yesterday the legislative session started in Texas, and Republican Governor Rick Perry identified the two issues he considers his priorities and wants fast tracked: abolishing sanctuary cities and protecting private rights. continue reading »