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AG Pax­ton Defends Con­struc­tion of South­ern Bor­der Wall

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a comment letter to the Biden Administration regarding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s proposed rule to designate the prostrate milkweed as an endangered species, thus making portions of the Texas border a designated critical habitat.

April 20, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Calls Out Biden Admin­is­tra­tion for Removal of Title 42

Attorney General Paxton is calling out the Biden Administration for ending the Trump era immigration policy, Title 42, which allowed for the swift deportation of illegal aliens to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

April 08, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Announces Win Against City of San Anto­nio for Vio­lat­ing SB4 by Refus­ing to Coop­er­ate with Ille­gal Immi­gra­tion Enforce­ment Efforts

Attorney General Paxton announced a settlement win in his lawsuit against the City of San Antonio, the San Antonio City Manager, and the City’s Chief of Police, brought to address their violations of Senate Bill 4 (SB4), Texas’s Anti-Sanctuary City law.

April 08, 2022 | Press Release

Texas Bor­der­lands | The Dan­ger­ous Life of Texas Ranch­ers — Ep.3

In episode three of Texas Borderlands, we hear from ranchers and landowners as they discuss the dangers that illegal immigration poses to their every day lives.

March 09, 2022 | Noteworthy

AG Pax­ton Demands Res­ig­na­tion of Home­land Secu­ri­ty Sec­re­tary Ale­jan­dro Mayorkas

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined multiple state attorneys general in sending a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas requesting his resignation.

February 22, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Pre­lim­i­nary Injunc­tion to Halt Unlaw­ful Vac­cine Man­date for Texas State Troops

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to halt the Biden Administration’s unlawful vaccine mandate imposed on the Texas Army National Guard and the Texas Air National Guard.

February 09, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Launch­es 9th Bor­der-Cri­sis Law­suit Against Biden, Mark­ing 20th Law­suit Since Inau­gu­ra­tion Day

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that he, along with seven other state attorneys general, filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration for its abuse of the Central American Minors (CAM) Refugee and Parole Program.

January 28, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Hosts Bor­der Sum­mit for Twelve Attor­neys Gen­er­al in McAllen, TX

Attorney General Ken Paxton is hosting a two-day border summit for 12 state attorneys general in McAllen, Edinburg, Weslaco and Rio Grande City. 

January 26, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Asks Court to Require Biden to Build the Wall

On behalf of the State of Texas, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, along with the State of Missouri, has submitted their motion for a preliminary injunction asking a federal court to order the Biden Administration to immediately resume the building of the southern border wall.

December 21, 2021 | Press Release

Per­ma­nent Injunc­tion Restores Remain in Mex­i­co’ Program

Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced that the “Remain in Mexico” (MPP) program has been restored through a permanent injunction.

December 17, 2021 | Press Release