Five candidates in the runoff elections restated their support Monday for action on affordable housing, immigrants’ rights, and living wages.
Each of the nearly 20 speakers echoed the same message: that the bill is anti-immigrant and anti-democracy, and that they’re ready to resist it together.
In March, the San Antonio construction company had confirmed its interest in bidding on the project to build wall segments along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The bill passed on a party-line vote, 94 to 53.
The 93-54 vote fell along party lines and came after one of the slowest moving but most emotional legislative days at the state Capitol.
Nineteen mayoral and City Council candidates stated their support Sunday for affordable housing, immigrants’ rights, and living wages.
The latest version of the Legislature’s bill to outlaw “sanctuary cities” in Texas is a scaled down version of what the state Senate passed out in February.
SAFC’s Rafa Castillo is seeking a permanent home in San Antonio after years of living the somewhat transient life of an international soccer player.
The Saturday tour was the latest in a series called It’s Art in Any Language for refugees, immigrants, and anyone new to the United States and San Antonio.
Carlos Sada made a historic visit to San Antonio Friday to present a birth certificate to Dafne Ruiz Torres, 3, whose birth was not registered in Mexico.