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Majority of Texas Voters Want Tighter Immigration Laws, UT/Texas Tribune Poll Shows

Majority of Texas Voters Want Tighter Immigration Laws, UT/Texas Tribune Poll Shows

The current migrant crisis on the Texas border comes weeks after the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll found that many Texans believe immigration and border security are the two most important problems facing the state.

UT Austin Offers Experts on Civil Rights for the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library

UT Austin Offers Experts on Civil Rights for the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library

Experts from across multiple disciplines at The University of Texas at Austin are available to speak with the media on topics related to the the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library April 8-10. (The list below is also available as a pdf.) Media seeking information on covering the summit should visit the press…   » Continue Reading

Students Assist Immigrants, Low-Income Property Owners in the Valley During Winter Break

University of Texas School of Law students, faculty members and alumni will spend part of their winter break in the Rio Grande Valley volunteering on projects that will assist low-income property owners, immigration detainees and undocumented high school students among other populations in need of free legal services.

UT Austin’s Response to YCT Decision to Cancel Event

Statement from The University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas at Austin honors the right of free speech for all students. We welcome the Young Conservatives of Texas' decision to cancel Wednesday's event and look forward to the group being part of a thoughtful campus discussion about immigration.

Mental Health Effects of Mexican Parents’ Deportation on Their U.S.-born Children to be Studied by UT Austin Dean

Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin, the UC Davis Health System and the National Institute of Psychiatry in Mexico are studying the impact of the deportation of undocumented Mexican migrants on their U.S.-born children.

Latest UT/Texas Tribune Poll Finds Plurality of Texans Support Redistricting Reform and are Concerned About National Economy

A plurality of Texans would favor taking the authority to draw new congressional and legislative maps away from the Legislature and governor and giving it to an independent, appointed commission, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll.

Texas Voters’ Top Concerns Remain Economy, Border Security, Immigration, Poll Says

Texas voters believe the most pressing issues facing the country are economic, while the most important problems facing Texas are border security and immigration, according to a University of Texas at Austin/Texas Tribune poll released this week.

Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Hosts “Civil Rights on the Border” Symposium

The University of Texas School of Law's Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights and the Immigration and Nationality Section of the State Bar of Texas will co-sponsor a symposium about the controversial immigration issues on the United States-Mexico border on Tuesday, March 1.

University of Texas at Austin Experts Help Shape Border Debate

As Americans continue to debate immigration reform, border enforcement and Arizona's recent legislation, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are offering their views on these issues through a series of online videos.

Experts Available to Discuss Border Violence and Immigration Issues

Experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss a host of topics relating to immigration reform and the border — from the rise in U.S.-Mexico border violence, to the consequences of Arizona's new immigration law.