Texas slapped with lawsuit over new law allowing police to arrest migrants who cross the border illegally

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  • 12/19/2023

Civil rights groups, including the ACLU, filed a lawsuit against the State of Texas on Tuesday over a new law that gives police the authority to arrest migrants who cross the border illegally and allows judges to order them to leave the U.S. 

The American Civil Liberties Union, its Texas branch, and the Texas Civil Rights Project claim on behalf of El Paso County and two immigrant aid groups that the new law, Senate Bill 4, is unconstitutional and preempted by federal law.

The ACLU of Texas called the law the nation’s "most extreme anti-immigration law." 

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