Gov. Greg Abbott Sunday put the final touch on the bill that would allow police to inquire about the immigration status of people they lawfully detain.
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.
In nearly every way you can describe a neighborhood the 55 square miles that make up District 8 could be one of the most diverse areas of San Antonio.
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.
Senate Bill 4 would essentially require local jurisdictions to cooperate with federal immigration officials or risk funding.