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Ted Cruz at CPAC Creates Buzz of Next SCOTUS Pick

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.—Calling Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) “one of the leading constitutionalists” in America, conservative giant Mark Levin engaged the prominent Texan senator at CPAC on Thursday in a wide-ranging conversation covering the Constitution, immigration, and the Second Amendment. Many CPAC-goers are wondering if Cruz might be President Trump’s next pick for the Supreme Court.

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Sanctuary State’s Deported Alien Suspected in Kidnapping, Murder

Pennsylvania police arrested a previously deported criminal alien from Connecticut suspected in the murder of his wife, assault of another woman, and kidnapping his daughter. The entire State of Connecticut has been certified by the Department of Justice (DOJ) as a sanctuary jurisdiction.

U.S Border Patrol agents arrest 76 illegal immigrants near Texas border

5th Circuit Reinstates Texas’ Alien Harboring Law

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court’s injunction, reinstating Texas’ illegal alien harboring law. The three-judge panel poured out the plaintiff’s claim that renting houses or providing social services would put them at risk of prosecution.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, smiles as Mexico's Foreign Relations Secretary Luis Videgaray, right, shakes hands with U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly at the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Mexico City, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Mexico's mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown are looming over a Thursday meeting between Tillerson, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, and Mexican leaders that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future for relations between neighbors. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Military Will Not Be a Deportation Force, DHS Tells Mexico

Department of Homeland Security John Kelly said the U.S. military would not be used in America’s efforts to deport criminal aliens. He also stated there would be no mass deportations. His comments came during a press conference in Mexico City where he and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with their counterparts.

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Governor’s Mansion ‘Queer Dance Freakout’ Protests ‘Bathroom Bill’

What began as a small protest over the Texas bathroom bill grew to a 75-person “Queer Dance Freakout” on the street in front of the historic Texas Governor’s Mansion. The troupe protested a bill in the Texas Legislature that would require men and women to use bathrooms and dressing rooms designated to the sex on their birth certificate.

Bartletti, Don –– – MARCH 19, 2009. RODEO, NEW MEXICO. Veteran U.S. Border Patrol tracker Rogelio Villa and other agents move smugglers through the desert. The marijuana backpack on his ATV has blue shoulder straps fashioned from blankets. Villa and his team tracked the suspects for 6 hours before surrounding them. When confronted, 2 men in the group dropped their packs and escaped through the sandy desert valley near Rodeo, New Mexico. LATimes photo by Don Bartletti

Family Argues Mexican National Killed by Border Patrol Had Constitutional Rights

A Mexican family whose son was killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent told the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday that the agent violated their son’s constitutional rights by using unnecessary deadly force. A preliminary issue is whether the Constitution applies to someone who is not a citizen of the U.S. and was standing on Mexican soil at the time of the shooting.

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Baylor Rejects Sanctuary Campus Pitch

Baylor officials rejected a petition authored by a handful of graduate students who pushed the private university’s Christian values as progressive grounds for adopting “sanctuary campus” policies.

ROMA, TX - AUGUST 17:  Immigrants from Central America wait to be taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents on August 17, 2016 in Roma, Texas. Thousands of Central American families continue to cross the Rio Grande at the Texas-Mexico border, seeking asylum in the United States. Border security has become a major issue in the U.S. Presidential campaign.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Apprehensions Are Not Decreasing Under Trump

McALLEN, Texas — Reports by many news outlets about the number of apprehensions of illegal border crossers in January are providing a misleading picture. Figures for January are reported to be down from the previous month. However, when comparing January 2017 to the prior year, the apprehensions are up significantly.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer checks identifications as people cross into the United States from Mexico on September 23, 2016 in San Ysidro, California. More than 10,000 people legally cross the border, mostly for work, at San Ysidro daily, making it the busiest port of entry on the 2,000 mile border between the United States and Mexico. Securing the border and controlling illegal immigration have become key issues in the U.S. Presidential campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Accuses Texan of Using Mexican Officials to Extort Partner

EDINBURG, Texas — A businessman from Austin, Texas, has been accused of using a corrupt Mexican judge and a diplomat to file fake arrest warrants extorting $2.8 million from a former business partner. The scheme placed the victim into U.S. law enforcement databases as a wanted man so he would be detained by immigration authorities. The man was temporarily detained and released multiple times.

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Texas Lawmakers Fast-track Voter ID Expansion

Leading Texas Republican lawmakers and officials publicly endorsed a bill that would make permanent a voter ID “safety net” allowing those without proper documentation to cast a regular ballot if they sign an affidavit.

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GRAPHIC: Cartel Assassins Stalked Prosecutor Days Before Murder

MONTERREY, Nuevo Leon — A Los Zetas cartel gunman followed a federal prosecutor for four days before the lawman was murdered earlier this month. Despite his role in the case, the killer was not charged with murder. The victim had previously reported finding a GPS tracker in his vehicle prior.