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In the wake of a rule change that will modify federal regulations of the 1997 Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA) – which was later revised by the Obama administration in 2015 – federal and state officials met in Austin to discuss how this policy impacts taxpayers and the likelihood of Congress’ ability to resolve the border crisis in an election year.

Current racial/ethnicity and birthplace statistics are from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Historical racial/ethnicity statistics come from the 2005 – 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Projected racial/ethnicity statistics are sourced from Census Bureau’s 2017 National Population Projection tables.