Biden Admin­is­tra­tion Rescinds Access to Health­care for Vul­ner­a­ble Texans

Attorney General Ken Paxton gave this statement after the Biden Administration rescinded the 1115 Medicaid waiver extension previously granted by the Trump Administration.

April 16, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Vis­its San Anto­nio Migrant Cen­ter Amid Bor­der Crisis

Attorney General Ken Paxton visited the San Antonio migrant center at Freeman Coliseum amid the border crisis spurred on by President Joe Biden’s failed immigration policies.

April 14, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion to Rein­state Migrant Pro­tec­tion Protocols

Attorney General Ken Paxton and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt today filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration to reinstate the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) to curb the criminal and humanitarian crisis at the border.

April 13, 2021 | Press Release

Biden Administration’s Fail­ure to Take Cus­tody of Crim­i­nal Aliens Endan­gers Tex­ans, Americans

Attorney General Ken Paxton today sued the Biden Administration in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas decrying its refusal to take custody of criminal illegal aliens, including dangerous felons and drug manufacturers, as required by federal law. Texas’s lawsuit alleges President Biden implemented unlawful directives that allow dangerous illegal aliens already convicted of felony offenses to freely roam the United States.

April 06, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief Defend­ing Sec­ond Amend­ment, Stan­dard-Capac­i­ty Magazines

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a multistate friend-of-the-court brief before the San Francisco-based Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit defending Americans’ Second Amendment rights after California banned standard-capacity magazines for firearms, which hold eleven to fifteen rounds.

April 02, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton: Ille­gal Immi­gra­tion Costs Texas Tax­pay­ers Over $850 Mil­lion Each Year

As the border crisis caused by President Biden’s policies surges illegal immigration and escalates criminal activity, Attorney General Ken Paxton stands committed to upholding the law and protecting Texans. In his January lawsuit that halted the Biden administration’s unlawful 100-day freeze on deportations, Attorney General Paxton uncovered hundreds of millions of dollars that Texas taxpayers involuntarily spent on illegal aliens every year: 

March 31, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Com­mends Fifth Cir­cuit for Uphold­ing the TDCJ’s COVID-19 Safe­ty Measures

Attorney General Ken Paxton commended the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit for ruling in favor of the COVID-19 protective measures implemented by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).

March 30, 2021 | Press Release