Jump to content
HAIF - Houston's original social media

4 things you need to know about Texas’ proposed sanctuary city bill


Recommended Posts

A proposed sanctuary city bill had its first committee hearing early Thursday morning. The bill, spearhead by state Sen. Charles Perry, R-Lubbock, would penalize local government entities whose law enforcement officials do not cooperate with federal immigration investigations. The sanctuary city debate recently received publicity when Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez made good on her campaign promise to not detain undocumented individuals for federal immigration law enforcement. Hernandez said this would allow undocumented individuals to build trust with law enforcement and be able to report crimes without fear of deportation. Gov. Greg Abboott responded by pulling $1.5 million in state […]

The post 4 things you need to know about Texas’ proposed sanctuary city bill appeared first on Community Impact Newspaper.

View the full article

Link to post
Share on other sites
×
×
  • Create New...