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Houston state senator tries to create safe zones in wake of anti-sanctuary city bill


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After unsuccessfully proposing more than 3o amendments to Senate Bill 4, an anti-sanctuary city bill, state Senate Democrats are making another attempt at adjusting the proposed legislation. Following the long but rather easy passage of Senate Bill 4 out of the Texas Senate, state Sen. Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston, has proposed Senate Bill 997, which attempts to carve out safe zones throughout the state where peace officers can not perform federal immigration law enforcement. The other 10 state Senate Democrats have joined Garcia as co-authors on this bill. Senate Bill 4 already exempts public K-12 schools and hospitals as well as […]

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