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DOJ Sues Texas over New Migration Law as GOP Lawmakers Travel to Border

HeadlineJan 04, 2024

The U.S. Justice Department has sued the state of Texas over a new state law that empowers police to arrest anyone they suspect of entering the United States without authorization. The law was signed last month by Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott.

In related news, Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson traveled to Eagle Pass, Texas, with about 60 Republican members of Congress on Wednesday. He threatened again to block U.S. funding for the war in Ukraine unless the Biden administration intensifies its crackdown on immigrants and asylum seekers.

Speaker Mike Johnson: “If President Biden wants a supplemental spending bill focused on national security, it better begin by defending America’s national security. It begins right here on our southern border.”

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