Posted: Jun 29, 2014 2:31 AM
Updated: Jun 29, 2014 2:31 AM
DALLAS (AP) A judge says as many as 2,000 unaccompanied immigrant children could be transported from the Texas-Mexico border to three temporary housing facilities in Dallas County by the end of next month. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said youngsters would move from facilities in McAllen to his county. The plan is to have each spend about three weeks there, before being placed with relatives around the U.S.
DALLAS (AP) About two dozen gay pride advocates have waved flags and signs during the final day of the Texas Democratic Convention in Dallas. Members of the Stonewall Democrats on Saturday stormed the floor during a speech by state Senator Royce West, whose district is hosting the gathering.
DALLAS (AP) Democrat Wendy Davis says talk that her underdog bid for Texas governor faces too steep a climb is "absurd." Davis told reporters yesterday that she trusts "people are going to commit the energy to make this happen." The Fort Worth state senator says she's overcome bigger deficits in her elections to the Legislature and can do so again come November.
DALLAS (AP) Texas Democrats have easily re-elected state party Chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, who remains the first Hispanic to hold the post. More than 6,000 delegates overwhelmingly chose the 61-year-old Hinojosa for the next two years yesterday, as they wrapped up the state Democratic Convention in Dallas.