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US Supreme Court Denies Appeal of the Border Fence Lawsuit Filed By El Paso County
County Attorney José R. Rodríguez announced today that he was notified this morning that El Paso County's appeal to the United States Supreme Court in its border fence case against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security was denied. El Paso County...
EL PASO COUNTY ATTORNEY TO TESTIFY BEFORE THE STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AGAINST THE BORDER WALL
On Thursday November 13, 2008, El Paso County Attorney José R. Rodríguez will testify in Austin, Texas, before the Mexican-American Legislative Caucus (MALC) of the Texas House of Representatives on the negative consequences of building a border wall...
Local, State And Federal Elected Officials Send Letter To President-Elect Barack Obama Opposing The Border Wall
On Wednesday, December 3, 2008, El Paso State Senator Eliot Shapleigh, Congressman Silvestre Reyes, County Attorney Jose Rodriguez, and City Representative Steve Ortega, signed a joint letter addressed to President-elect Barack Obama opposing the construction...
FEDERAL DISTRICT JUDGE DISMISSES BORDER FENCE LAWSUIT FILED BY EL PASO COUNTY
Plaintiffs prepare to appeal the case before the U.S. Supreme Court El Paso County Attorney José R. Rodríguez announced today that U.S. District Judge Frank Montalvo has dismissed a lawsuit filed by El Paso County, the City of El Paso, the El Paso County...
FEDERAL DISTRICT JUDGE DENIES INJUNCTION REQUEST TO STOP CONSTRUCTION OF THE BORDER FENCE
Plaintiffs will wait for a court ruling on the merits of the lawsuit filed against Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff El Paso County Attorney José R. Rodríguez announced today that U.S. District Judge Frank Montalvo has denied the request...