This just in! According to reports, Republican lawmakers in Texas are about to oust Sanctuary City officials who refuse to comply with federal law.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said he would “hammer” local officials if they resist federal efforts to deport immigrants in the country illegally, according to the Associated Press.
According to Poli Zette, Texas lawmakers are dropping a bill that would allow for criminal charges against city or county officials who refuse to comply with federal law. Any county elected official, such as a sheriff, would face immediate removal from office if convicted of official misconduct.
Texas becomes the last state that is ready to comply with President Trump’s executive orders on illegal immigration. Trump also plans to enforce existing laws that should give him plenty of tools to pressure local officials who refuse to detain illegal immigrants, as reported by PZ.
Sanctuary cities are clearly breaking law this is also a law which was passed in 1990s.
Fortunately, in Texas, the Republicans control the state legislature and have indicated they will not tolerate them.
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