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Pax­ton Calls on Biden to Enforce Immi­gra­tion Laws

Attorney General Ken Paxton testified before the Texas Senate Committee on Border Security today to discuss the worsening border crisis and the Biden Administration’s routine violations of the Constitution by refusing to enforce our immigration laws.  

March 16, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sends Mes­sage to Joe Biden and Antony Blinken Demand­ing that Vio­lent Mex­i­can Drug Car­tels be Des­ig­nat­ed and Treat­ed as For­eign Ter­ror­ist Organizations

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Virginia-led multistate coalition in sending a letter to Joe Biden and Antony Blinken requesting that violent Mexican cartels be designated as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs).  

February 22, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Files Motion Urg­ing Court to Halt New Biden Pro­gram that Invites Hun­dreds of Thou­sands of Aliens into the Coun­try Every Year

Attorney General Paxton has filed a motion for preliminary injunction against a new Biden Administration visa program that will invite hundreds of thousands of aliens from certain foreign countries to be “paroled” and let loose into the U.S. every year.

February 15, 2023 | Press Release

ICY­MI: Pax­ton Pub­lish­es Op-Ed on the Impor­tance of Attor­neys Gen­er­al Fight­ing Back Against the Biden Administration’s Lawlessness

Attorney General Paxton has published an Op-Ed in Newsweek detailing the important work that both he and other allied attorneys general are doing to defend our southern border and push back against the Biden Administration’s attempts to destroy American sovereignty.  

February 13, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Fights to Ensure that Those Who Encour­age Unlaw­ful Bor­der Cross­ings and Vio­lent Crimes Face Prosecution

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Montana-led amicus brief requesting the United States Supreme Court to protect a 70-year-old criminal law that has been reliably used to stop the encouragement and inducement of illegal immigration.  

February 07, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Let­ter to House Judi­cia­ry and Over­sight Com­mit­tees Urges Action, Offers Sup­port for Inves­ti­ga­tion of the Biden Bor­der Crisis

Attorney General Paxton has sent a letter to Rep. Jim Jordan, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, and Rep. James Comer, Chairman of the House Oversight Committee, in support of both committees’ upcoming hearings to investigate the chaos at our southern border, which has been caused by the Biden Administration.  

January 31, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sues Biden Admin­is­tra­tion to Stop New Pro­gram that Would Allow Hun­dreds of Thou­sands of Aliens to Come into the Coun­try Every Year

Attorney General Paxton is leading a multistate coalition that is suing the Biden Administration over a new Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) program that unlawfully creates a de facto pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of aliens.  

January 24, 2023 | Press Release

Pax­ton Applauds Crim­i­nal Appeals Court Deci­sion that Helps Ensure Oper­a­tion Lone Star Arrestees Face Justice

Attorney General Paxton has announced his support for a recent Texas Court of Criminal Appeals decision that will help ensure the prosecution of illegal aliens who attempt to enter Texas unlawfully.  

December 27, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Peti­tions the U.S. Supreme Court to Pro­tect Title 42 After Biden Admin­is­tra­tion Aban­dons the Effec­tive Bor­der Policy

Attorney General Paxton has joined a multistate coalition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a lower court’s decision to strike down Title 42, which will leave the already wide-open southern border even more exposed.    

December 19, 2022 | Press Release

Fed­er­al Court Hands State, Nation Major Vic­to­ry by Halt­ing the Biden Administration’s Attempts to End the Remain-in-Mex­i­co” Program

Attorney General Paxton last night secured a significant victory against the Biden Administration with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas staying the implementation of a rule that would end the Migrant Protection Protocols (“MPP”), otherwise known as the “Remain-in-Mexico” program.

December 16, 2022 | Press Release