U.S. appeals court upholds Texas law against ‘sanctuary cities’

Under the Texas law, local authorities can be fined for failing to honor federal requests to hold for possible deportation people jailed on offenses that aren’t immigration-related. Police chiefs, sheriffs and constables could also now face removal from office and even criminal charges for failing to comply with such federal “detainer” requests.


Source link : http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-texas-sanctuary-20180313-story.html

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Publish date : 2018-03-14 00:58:49

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