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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

Break­ing: Supreme Court Hands Texas Anoth­er Win, Biden Anoth­er Loss on Bor­der Security

Today the U.S. Supreme Court handed Texas another victory in denying the Biden Administration’s request to stay a lower court’s vacatur of an unlawful Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memo.

July 22, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Urges Supreme Court to Oppose Biden Admin’s Efforts to Re-Imple­ment Pol­i­cy Releas­ing Crim­i­nal Ille­gals Back into the Unit­ed States 

Attorney General Paxton filed a brief in the United States Supreme Court opposing the Department of Justice’s request to stay a district court order vacating the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) September 2021 Immigration Prioritization Memorandum.

July 18, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Dis­ap­point­ed with SCO­TUS Deci­sion to Let Biden Admin Aban­don Remain-in-Mex­i­co Program

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s narrow decision to reverse lower-court wins against the Biden Administration on the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as the Remain-in-Mexico Program, Attorney General Paxton made the following statement: 

June 30, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Demands Con­struc­tion of Bor­der Wall in Lare­do Sector

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a letter to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) yesterday urging it to press forward with its original plan to build a border wall in Webb and Zapata Counties.

June 14, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Vic­to­ri­ous Against Biden Admin­is­tra­tion: Court Toss­es DHS Rule Let­ting Dan­ger­ous Crim­i­nal Aliens Off the Hook

Last Friday, Texas Attorney General Paxton — in partnership with Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry — brought home yet another victory against the Biden Administration in federal court.  

June 13, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Joins Ami­cus Brief in Sup­port of Florida’s Ban on Sanc­tu­ary Cities

Attorney General Ken Paxton has joined an amicus brief before the Atlanta-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in support of Florida’s law banning sanctuary cities.

June 07, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Asks Court to Imme­di­ate­ly Halt Imple­men­ta­tion of Biden’s New Open-Bor­ders Asy­lum’ Rule

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion for preliminary injunction today to stop the implementation of the Department of Homeland Security’s new Rule unlawfully altering asylum and parole procedures at the border.

May 23, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Inves­ti­gates Texas Bar Foun­da­tion for Facil­i­tat­ing Mass Influx of Ille­gal Aliens

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has opened an investigation into the Texas Bar Foundation for its possibly aiding and abetting the mass influx of illegal aliens.

May 06, 2022 | Press Release