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Texas Legislature Sends Anti-Immigrant Bill to Gov. Greg Abbott

HeadlineMay 04, 2017

In Texas, state lawmakers have sent a harsh anti-immigrant bill to Republican Governor Greg Abbott, who’s promised to sign it into law. SB 4, a so-called “show your papers” bill, will outlaw sanctuary cities and allow police officers to check the immigration status of anyone they detain.

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