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Pax­ton Responds to Goli­ad County’s Bor­der Dis­as­ter Declaration

Attorney General Ken Paxton has provided a legal opinion in response to Goliad County Attorney Rob Baiamonte’s request for advice regarding a county judge’s authority to  make and terminate a local disaster declaration.

November 17, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion, Demands Con­tin­u­a­tion of Manda­to­ry Bor­der Wall Construction

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that he is co-leading another lawsuit against the Biden Administration, with Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, demanding that the federal government continue to build the border wall using funds that Congress has already appropriated for it.

October 21, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Vis­its the Bor­der, Wit­ness­es Dev­as­ta­tion from Biden’s Failed Immi­gra­tion Policies

Attorney General Ken Paxton traveled to Del Rio and Brackettville this week to see firsthand the devastating effects of the Biden Administration’s failed immigration policies.

October 15, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Motion to Force Biden Admin­is­tra­tion to Fol­low Migrant Pro­tec­tion Protocols

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion to force the Biden Administration to reinstate Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) after they blatantly ignored the court’s order to do so.

September 23, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Announces Mul­ti­state Coali­tion Sup­port­ing Texas’ Fight Against Ille­gal Immigration

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that 16 states have joined a coalition in support of Texas and Louisiana’s lawsuit against the Biden Administration’s refusal to deport certain dangerous criminal aliens.

August 31, 2021 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Joins Mul­ti-state Coali­tion Demand­ing the Con­tin­ued Crim­i­nal­iza­tion of Ille­gal Reentry

Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a 20-state coalition demanding that the US Department of Justice seek to reverse a Nevada District Court’s decision in United States v. Carrillo-Lopez, which recently struck down as unconstitutional 8 U.S.C. § 1326, the federal immigration statute that criminalizes the illegal reentry of illegal aliens who have previously been removed from the United States.

August 26, 2021 | Press Release

Pax­ton Vic­to­ri­ous Again in Lat­est Immi­gra­tion Bat­tle with the Biden Administration

Attorney General Ken Paxton is pleased with the district court’s decision to issue a nationwide preliminary injunction against the Biden Administration after they failed to detain dangerous criminal aliens.

August 20, 2021 | Press Release