About 50 people gathered Monday to rebuke the new sanctuary cities law that Gov. Greg Abbott signed Sunday.
"Every major police chief in Texas, which includes some of the largest cities in the USA, opposed the measure that allows police to inquire about the immigration status of anyone they detain, a situation that can range from arrest for a crime to being stopped for a traffic violation".
It will create a criminal charge for police chiefs, county sheriffs and constables who violate the ban, and will charge local jurisdictions up to $25,000 for each day they violate the law.
"We're going to where most people are getting their news nowadays and talking directly to them instead of speaking through a filter", Abbott spokesman John Wittman said of the decision to use the social media live-streaming service.
Critics of the new law insist it could lead to racial profiling and a lack of trust in law enforcement officials. He also took the opportunity to counter the claims that this is a "show me your papers" law and is somehow unconstitutional. Less than a week later, League of United Latin American Citizens attorney Luis Vera proved the article correct by filing a lawsuit on behalf of border town El Cenizo to challenge Senate Bill 4 (SB 4) - a law that intends to quell sanctuary cities.
After the national civil rights organization issued its travel advisory Tuesday morning, a state business group said they feared it could be the first of more sustained warnings - or even boycotts - that could adversely affect the state's economy.
Mexico is Texas' largest trading partner and shares close ties with the state. "They don't really see this as affecting people".
Texas has filed a lawsuit that seeks to enforce its new law imposing criminal penalties on police officers who fail to cooperate with immigration officials. Opponents argue that the bill will make the state of Texas more risky and unwelcoming for undocumented immigrants. McManus said, referring to an officer's reason for inquiring about a person's immigration status.
The term "sanctuary city" has no legal definition, and Texas doesn't now have any cities that have formally declared themselves sanctuaries for immigrants.
"We want to tell Governor Abbott that this law, far from dividing us, will unite us more".
But Sally Hernandez, the sheriff of Travis County, which includes liberal Austin, has refused to honor federal requests to detain immigrants if the suspects weren't arrested for immigration offenses or serious crimes such as murder.
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