In late January, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley’s office sent a list of 95,000 names to counties across the state, saying they were "non-citizens" and some have even voted in elections. Civil rights and voter groups sued over the state’s investigation into tens of thousands of registered voters and their citizenship status.
This week, the Beer Alliance of Texas, which represents distributors, and the Texas Craft Brewers Guild signed a compromise agreement. The deal would allow brewery visitors to buy and take home up to two cases of beer.
Much of the debate over border security involves curbing crimes committed by immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. In competing rallies in El Paso, both President Donald Trump and former Congressman Beto O’Rourke made claims about immigration and crime.
"Simply put, walls work and walls save lives," Mr. Trump said Tuesday as Republican lawmakers applauded. Texas democratic leaders called the President's statements about El Paso an attempt to fear monger.