League City (United States)

Type: City
Name: League City (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 29.49
Longitude: -95.110001
population: 61,894
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

League City approves resolution prohibiting housing of immigrants

League City council on Tuesday approved a resolution prohibiting the city from complying with federal orders to house undocumented immigrants.While the resolution was overwhelmingly approved by council members in a 6-2 vote, the lines were sharply divided ... [Published Bay Area Citizen - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

"Worst of the American Spirit": Advocates Decry Anti-Immigrant Protests, Urge Asylum for Children

As thousands of migrants continue to arrive in the United States seeking escape from violence in Central America, this week the Texas town of League City passed a resolution banning undocumented children from entering its municipality. The move echoes ... [Published Democracy Now! - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Vigil Near Shelter in Support of Migrants Sparks Concern

McALLEN — Immigration rights’ groups began a three-day vigil here on Thursday to support the thousands of unaccompanied and undocumented Central American children currently in detention centers throughout Texas.The “Don’t Deport to Death” campaign is ... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

CNN anchor goes bonkers over border on live TV

Text smaller Text biggerCNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield suffered a meltdown of epic proportions during a live TV interview with a Texas councilwoman who spearheaded the effort to ban illegal-alien children from entering her city.League City, a suburb of ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Local News

2 adults, 4 children killed in Spring-area shooting 2 adults, 4 children killed in Spring-area shootingUpdated: Thursday, July 10 2014 3:12 PM EDT 2014-07-10 19:12:07 GMTFollowing a standoff that lasted several hours in a north Harris County neighborhood, ... [Published MyFox Houston - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

League City votes to ban housing of undocumented children

LEAGUE CITY, TexasFrom League City to Galveston, local and county government leaders are standing their ground and sending the federal government a message as tensions mount over the growing humanitarian crisis at the border.League City council members ... [Published Click2Houston.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Support for Proposed Coastal Spine Surge Protection

Forum by League City Mayor Tim PaulissenWednesday, July 09, 2014 Everyone who grew up around the Gulf Coast region has a story or two to tell about hurricanes and tropical storms. My first experience with hurricanes was back in 1961 in Morgan’s Point ... [Published Guidry News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Galveston County, League City Defy Federal Law By Passing Resolutions "Banning" Refugee Children

As reported yesterday, League City council members were scheduled to vote on a controversial resolution that essentially closed their community to children refugees from obtaining shelter there. The resolution passed on a final vote of 6-2. Galveston ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 3 reports

League City rejects help for undocumented kids

LEAGUE CITY, Texas — The City Council in this Houston suburb voted Monday night to refuse any requests by the federal government to provide shelters for some of the undocumented children who are flooding across the Texas border from Central America.The ... [Published WFAA.com - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Perry: Obama doesn't care if border is secure

Texas Gov. Rick Perry came out swinging against President Barack Obama in a Sunday morning appearance on ABC's "This Week."He quickly took the president to task for failing to address border security. Perry called the current surge of undocumented children ... [Published WFAA.com - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

League City fighting back against Immigrants

Posted Monday, July 7th 2014 @ 6amLeague City Texas is the latest community to start a push back on immigrant children being housed in the southern United States.  Today the city council will discuss a resolution that would direct city staff and agencies ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

League City: $44M strolls to 352-unit Walker Commons

LEAGUE CITY - Walker Commons, a 352-unit apartment complex, has sold for $43.8 million, or approximately $124,000 per unit.Walker Commons was constructed in 2008 on 18.7 acres. The community consists of 12 two- and three-story buildings.On-site amenities ... [Published Real Estate Center - Jul 02 2014]

Quotes

"I'm very familiar with the way it works," he said. "They have a base they have to cater to, that's all this is. If it was that urgent, this resolution would have been brought up a long time ago, it would have been thought through thoroughly and they wouldn't have insulted religions. They've accomplished what they wanted to do."
"I was stabbed in my head by gang members because gang violence is so rampant,” he nearly screamed, fighting back sobs as he described his journey atop La Bestia, or the Beast, the freight train used by thousands of migrants who travel from Central America and Mexico to the U S “When I was 11 years old in 1998, Hurricane Mitch, a Category 5, destroyed Honduras, making one-sixth of the population homeless from one night to the other, and we had to start sleeping in the streets. What these children are talking about is true, it’s not fake, and it’s not drama.”"
...Their screams in the video let you know just how terrified they are. "People that should not have gu..."

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Wolverine Human Services vice president says Va... [Published Tuscolatoday.com - 19 hours ago]
League City approves resolution prohibiting hou... [Published Bay Area Citizen - 20 hours ago]
"Worst of the American Spirit": Advocates Decry... [Published Democracy Now! - 22 hours ago]
Vigil Near Shelter in Support of Migrants Spark... [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Jul 11 2014]
CNN anchor goes bonkers over border on live TV [Published WorldNetDaily - Jul 10 2014]
Local News [Published MyFox Houston - Jul 10 2014]
Support for Proposed Coastal Spine Surge Protec... [Published Guidry News - Jul 10 2014]
Galveston County, League City Defy Federal Law ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Jul 09 2014]
League City votes to ban housing of undocumente... [Published Click2Houston.com - Jul 09 2014]
League City rejects help for undocumented kids [Published WFAA.com - Jul 09 2014]
League City set to vote on resolution to ban im... [Published Click2Houston.com - Jul 09 2014]
Resolution to ban undocumented children in Leag... [Published Click2Houston.com - Jul 08 2014]
League City fighting back against Immigrants [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Jul 07 2014]
Inadmissible: Tax Lawyer Helms Cottonbowl [Published Texas Lawyer - Jul 07 2014]
Perry: Obama doesn't care if border is secure [Published WFAA.com - Jul 07 2014]
League City: $44M strolls to 352-unit Walker Co... [Published Real Estate Center - Jul 02 2014]
State Bar of Texas members gain some new perks [Published Texas Lawyer - Jul 01 2014]
Pure Multi-Family REIT Pays $43.8 Million for W... [Published CoStar Group - Jul 01 2014]
Sunstone U.S. Opportunity (No. 2) Realty Trust ... [Published Scottrade - Jun 27 2014]
Pure Multi-Family REIT LP Announces Closing of ... [Published OSIX News - Jun 27 2014]
Town hall meeting covers Ike Dike, economic dev... [Published Bay Area Citizen - Jun 24 2014]
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Pieology Pizzeria Names New President [Published RestaurantNews.com - Jun 18 2014]
Wendy’s Rekindles Pretzel Passion with a Comeba... [Published RestaurantNews.com - Jun 18 2014]
QUAKER STEAK & LUBE(r) to open League City loca... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 13 2014]
QUAKER STEAK & LUBE(r) to open League City loca... [Published BioSpace - Jun 13 2014]
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Galveston County, League City Defy Federal Law ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - Jul 09 2014]
As reported yesterday, League City council members were scheduled to vote on a controversial resolution that essentially closed their community to children refugees from obtaining shelter there. The resolution passed on a final vote of 6-2. Galveston ...
ERF Wireless Inc. Announces Investment Banking ... [Published Marketwire - Breaking News Releases - Apr 30 2014]
LEAGUE CITY, TX--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2014) - ERF Wireless (OTCQB: ERFB), the operator of the nation's largest terrestrial wireless broadband network servicing the domestic oil and gas sector, announced today that it has signed three investment banking ...
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QUAKER STEAK & LUBE(r) to open League City loca... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 13 2014]
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