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Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion Over Their Ille­gal Use of a Mobile Phone App to Bring Count­less Ille­gal Aliens into the Country

Attorney General Paxton filed a lawsuit against the Biden Administration to challenge a rule that encourages illegal immigrants to use a mobile application to schedule their unlawful crossing into the United States. 

May 23, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Chal­lenges the Biden Administration’s New Unlaw­ful Bor­der Pol­i­cy to Pro­tect Pub­lic Safety

Attorney General Paxton has filed a motion for a temporary restraining order to request that the courts stop Joe Biden from enacting an unlawful policy that releases illegal immigrants into communities across America as record numbers of aliens surge to the United States-Mexico border.

May 12, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Issues State­ment on Cat­a­stroph­ic Ille­gal Immi­gra­tion Surge Orches­trat­ed by Biden Admin­is­tra­tion as Title 42 is Set to Expire

The Biden Administration’s effort to maximize illegal immigration to the United States will crush Texas with the costs, crime, and upheaval from yet another surge of unvetted foreign aliens entering our country as Title 42 expires on May 11.

May 10, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Slams New Biden Rule that Exac­er­bates Cri­sis at the South­ern Border

Attorney General Paxton is fighting back against the Biden Administration’s lawless open-borders agenda by opposing a new federal rule that would embolden more illegal aliens to enter the country.  

April 14, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Calls on Biden to Enforce Immi­gra­tion Laws

Attorney General Ken Paxton testified before the Texas Senate Committee on Border Security today to discuss the worsening border crisis and the Biden Administration’s routine violations of the Constitution by refusing to enforce our immigration laws.  

March 16, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sends Mes­sage to Joe Biden and Antony Blinken Demand­ing that Vio­lent Mex­i­can Drug Car­tels be Des­ig­nat­ed and Treat­ed as For­eign Ter­ror­ist Organizations

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Virginia-led multistate coalition in sending a letter to Joe Biden and Antony Blinken requesting that violent Mexican cartels be designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs).  

February 22, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Motion Urg­ing Court to Halt New Biden Pro­gram that Invites Hun­dreds of Thou­sands of Aliens into the Coun­try Every Year

Attorney General Paxton has filed a motion for preliminary injunction against a new Biden Administration visa program that will invite hundreds of thousands of aliens from certain foreign countries to be “paroled” and let loose into the U.S. every year.

February 15, 2023 | Press Release

ICY­MI: Pax­ton Pub­lish­es Op-Ed on the Impor­tance of Attor­neys Gen­er­al Fight­ing Back Against the Biden Administration’s Lawlessness

Attorney General Paxton has published an Op-Ed in Newsweek detailing the important work that both he and other allied attorneys general are doing to defend our southern border and push back against the Biden Administration’s attempts to destroy American sovereignty.  

February 13, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Fights to Ensure that Those Who Encour­age Unlaw­ful Bor­der Cross­ings and Vio­lent Crimes Face Prosecution

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Montana-led amicus brief requesting the United States Supreme Court to protect a 70-year-old criminal law that has been reliably used to stop the encouragement and inducement of illegal immigration.  

February 07, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Let­ter to House Judi­cia­ry and Over­sight Com­mit­tees Urges Action, Offers Sup­port for Inves­ti­ga­tion of the Biden Bor­der Crisis

Attorney General Paxton has sent a letter to Rep. Jim Jordan, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. James Comer, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, in support of both committees’ upcoming hearings to investigate the chaos at our southern border, which has been caused by the Biden Administration.  

January 31, 2023 | Press Release