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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

AG Pax­ton Again Sues Biden Over Bor­der: New Immi­gra­tion Rules Dras­ti­cal­ly Low­er Asy­lum” Bar, Form­ing New Incen­tives for Next Flood of Aliens

This morning Attorney General Paxton filed his 11th immigration-related lawsuit against the Biden Administration—the 27th overall against Biden since he was inaugurated in January 2021.

April 28, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Brings 10th Bor­der Cri­sis Law­suit Against the Biden Administration

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed his 10th border crisis lawsuit against the Biden Administration—and the 26th overall against his lawless administration.

April 22, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Defends Con­struc­tion of South­ern Bor­der Wall

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton sent a comment letter to the Biden Administration regarding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s proposed rule to designate the prostrate milkweed as an endangered species, thus making portions of the Texas border a designated critical habitat.

April 20, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Calls Out Biden Admin­is­tra­tion for Removal of Title 42

Attorney General Paxton is calling out the Biden Administration for ending the Trump era immigration policy, Title 42, which allowed for the swift deportation of illegal aliens to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

April 08, 2022 | Press Release

AG Pax­ton Announces Win Against City of San Anto­nio for Vio­lat­ing SB4 by Refus­ing to Coop­er­ate with Ille­gal Immi­gra­tion Enforce­ment Efforts

Attorney General Paxton announced a settlement win in his lawsuit against the City of San Antonio, the San Antonio City Manager, and the City’s Chief of Police, brought to address their violations of Senate Bill 4 (SB4), Texas’s Anti-Sanctuary City law.

April 08, 2022 | Press Release