San Antonio Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller said religious leaders are ready back immigrants despite the “sanctuary cities” law.
A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed the State’s lawsuit against Travis County and other defendants over the state’s new immigration enforcement law.
Mexican officials called upon local leaders and businesses to be vocal about the benefits of free trade and become champions for NAFTA at a national level.
Elected leaders, San Antonio Police Department officials, and immigrant advocacy groups met to clarify local law enforcement’s role in immigration issues.
Immigration activist Ali Noorani spent a whole summer talking to more than 60 faith, law enforcement, and business leaders on the topic of immigration.
The police chief criticized SB 4, saying it adds to burdens faced by local law enforcement and threatens already fragile police-community relations.
LULAC General Counsel Luis Roberto Vera was the first lawyer to file a lawsuit against the “sanctuary cities” law.
“The focus on SB 4 is absolutely critical and we’ll be addressing it front and center,” LULAC National Executive Director Brent Wilkes said.
Amid protestors chanting outside, U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia heard arguments for a preliminary injunction aimed at blocking Senate Bill 4.
The Justice Department filed a statement of interest in the federal court case over Texas’ Senate Bill 4.