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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration, in line with its tough immigration policy, is keeping red tape in place that could make it harder for immigrants in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey to find jobs with contractors, a decision critics say is likely to slow the Gulf Coast’s recovery.
Questions about immigration status are “still off the table” for San Antonio police after a federal judge blocked most of the new Texas “sanctuary cities” law set to take effect Friday, Police Chief William McManus said Thursday.
Hundreds of demonstrators, galvanized by the violence that turned fatal in Virginia one week ago, took to Austin City Hall on Saturday to promote a message of love and unity.
Debbie Hernandez meets with a group of her neighbors once a week to talk about ways to reduce crime in her neighborhood. She formed a Nextdoor page to connect neighbors and report incidents, and she’s met with officials to talk about cleaning up the roads and highways near Lackland Air Force Base.