AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday embraced cracking down on local governments that ban police from asking about a person’s immigration status, after previously saying little about contentious “sanctuary city” policies since taking office.
His support follows conservative activists criticizing the Republican governor for not prioritizing get-tough immigration measures early in his term. It also follows the Dallas County jail recently deciding it would no longer honor all detainer requests from federal immigration agents in the ………. read more here.