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Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion to Stop New Pro­gram that Would Allow Hun­dreds of Thou­sands of Aliens to Come into the Coun­try Every Year

Attorney General Paxton is leading a multistate coalition that is suing the Biden Administration over a new Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) program that unlawfully creates a de facto pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of aliens.  

January 24, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Applauds Crim­i­nal Appeals Court Deci­sion that Helps Ensure Oper­a­tion Lone Star Arrestees Face Justice

Attorney General Paxton has announced his support for a recent Texas Court of Criminal Appeals decision that will help ensure the prosecution of illegal aliens who attempt to enter Texas unlawfully.  

December 27, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Peti­tions the U.S. Supreme Court to Pro­tect Title 42 After Biden Admin­is­tra­tion Aban­dons the Effec­tive Bor­der Policy

Attorney General Paxton has joined a multistate coalition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court’s decision to strike down Title 42, which will leave the already wide-open southern border even more exposed.    

December 19, 2022 | Press Release

Fed­er­al Court Hands State, Nation Major Vic­to­ry by Halt­ing the Biden Administration’s Attempts to End the Remain-in-Mex­i­co” Program

Attorney General Paxton last night secured a significant victory against the Biden Administration with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas staying the implementation of a rule that would end the Migrant Protection Protocols (“MPP”), otherwise known as the “Remain-in-Mexico” program.

December 16, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Inves­ti­gates Texas Bar Foun­da­tion Fund Recip­i­ents for Aid­ing and Abet­ting the Inva­sion of Ille­gal Aliens

Attorney General Paxton is launching an investigation of Texas Bar Foundation fund recipients to determine whether funds contributed to it are being used to support the border invasion.

December 14, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton’s Team Appear­ing Before SCO­TUS to Stop Biden Admin From Releas­ing Vio­lent Ille­gal Aliens into Communities

Lawyers from Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office are representing Texas before the U.S. Supreme Court today concerning a case where Paxton sued to stop the Biden Administration from illegally refusing to enforce immigration laws.  

November 29, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Fights to Stop the Biden Admin­is­tra­tion from Let­ting Crim­i­nal Ille­gal Aliens into Com­mu­ni­ties Across the Country

Attorney General Paxton filed a brief in the United States Supreme Court to prevent the Biden Administration from letting thousands of deportable criminal aliens walk freely in communities across America.  

October 20, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief to Pro­tect Rule of Law and Pun­ish Those Who Encour­age Ille­gal Immi­gra­tion and Oth­er Seri­ous Crimes

Attorney General Paxton has joined an Arizona-led cert-stage amicus brief petitioning the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a recent decision by the San Francisco-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that threatens public safety across the country.  

October 10, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Con­tin­ues Efforts to Keep in Place Effec­tive Bor­der-Secu­ri­ty Measures

Attorney General Paxton joined a multistate brief in the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to stop the Biden Administration’s efforts from creating more chaos at the southern border.

September 14, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Brief with U.S. Supreme Court to Pro­tect Tax­pay­ers from the Sky­rock­et­ing Costs of Ille­gal Immigration

Attorney General Paxton is leading a 14-state coalition that has filed a cert-stage brief in the U.S. Supreme Court after the Biden Administration took unprecedented action to quietly abolish a federal immigration rule designed to protect American taxpayers.

September 13, 2022 | Press Release