What legal rights do all the new undocumented immigrants now have in our state? 'Inside Texas Politics' host Jason Whitely and Fort Worth Star-Telegram associate editor and senior columnist Bob Ray Sanders speak with attorney Mary Elizabeth Cedillo-Pereira, an immigration law expert.

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Every Sunday morning we go to Austin for context from the Capitol. Ross Ramsey, co-founder and executive editor of The Texas Tribune, talks about the power struggle at the University of Texas and $5 billion in oil spill funds that BP now wants to take back.

WATCH: Ross Ramsey analysis

Mercedes Olivera says we're being too tough on the children coming from Central America. She blames both parties, and says they're losing sight of one thing: How we treat the most vulnerable in our society defines us as a nation.

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Dallas City Council member Dwaine Caraway has a plan to stop local gang violence. He's taking young people on a bus tour to get out of their neighborhoods and see other parts of the city.

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Gang violence is one of the reasons so many Central American children say they're flooding into South Texas. Does that make them 'refugees,' or are they simply 'undocumented immigrants?' That's the focus of Flashpoint; from the right, Mark Davis of 660 AM The Answer; and from the left, author and producer Katie Sherrod.

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Pressure mounts for President Barack Obama to make a trip to the Texas border. Will the immigration crisis also help remake Texas Gov. Rick Perry's image? And Dallas loses its bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. Was the GOP sending a message to Texas Republicans by not having its national convention here? Whitely, Sanders and Ramsey discuss the issues.

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