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Pax­ton Announces Mul­ti­state Coali­tion Sup­port­ing Texas’ Fight Against Ille­gal Immigration

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that 16 states have joined a coalition in support of Texas and Louisiana’s lawsuit against the Biden Administration’s refusal to deport certain dangerous criminal aliens.

August 31, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti-state Coali­tion Demand­ing the Con­tin­ued Crim­i­nal­iza­tion of Ille­gal Reentry

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a 20-state coalition demanding that the US Department of Justice seek to reverse a Nevada District Court’s decision in United States v. Carrillo-Lopez, which recently struck down as unconstitutional 8 U.S.C. § 1326, the federal immigration statute that criminalizes the illegal reentry of illegal aliens who have previously been removed from the United States.

August 26, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Vic­to­ri­ous Again in Lat­est Immi­gra­tion Bat­tle with the Biden Administration

Attorney General Ken Paxton is pleased with the district court’s decision to issue a nationwide preliminary injunction against the Biden Administration after they failed to detain dangerous criminal aliens.

August 20, 2021 | Press Release

Texas Bor­der­lands | The Impact on Com­mu­ni­ties — Ep.1

In this episode of Texas Borderlands, we hear from the ranchers and law enforcement as they talk about illegal immigration in Texas and the impact it has on their communities.

July 13, 2021 | Noteworthy

Pax­ton Part­ners with Gov. Abbott’s Task Force on Bor­der and Home­land Security

Yesterday Gov. Greg Abbott announced the formation of a Task Force on Border and Homeland Security. The Task Force is comprised of key leaders from several state agencies, including the Office of the Attorney General of Texas, and will analyze and advise on strategies to address the border crisis arising from the surge of illegal aliens and drugs into our state and nation.

June 11, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Vis­its Border

May 25, 2021 | Noteworthy