New Orleans, LA — A panel of three federal judges with the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit partially stayed Judge Orlando Garcia’s preliminary injunction against the anti-immigrant, “show me your papers” law SB4 today, allowing certain provisions SB4 to go into effect.
New Orleans, LA — The State of Texas’s challenge to the preliminary injunction against the anti-immigrant, “show me your papers” law SB4 will be heard by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit today.
Austin, TX – For more than a quarter of a century, the nonprofit Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) has gained a reputation for being bold and creative in and out of the courtroom, using litigation, advocacy and public education to advance equality and justice in Texas.
Austin, TX — Today, the Texas Civil Rights Project, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Voto Latino and League of Women Voters of the Austin Area called on Texas officials take action to ensure compliance with Texas’s High School Voter Registration law after releasing an exhaustive report revealing that less than 6 percent of all Texas high schools even request voter registration applications from the Secretary of State in the fall of 2016.
Austin, TX — Today, a coalition of 8 Texas-based and national groups published a letter sent to the Texas Secretary of State calling on officials to enforce the state’s High School Voter Registration Law.