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Are legal conflicts clouding Texas immigration law?

Several years ago, an El Paso County resident filed a lawsuit that accused sheriffs’ deputies of conducting immigration checks at roadside checkpoints. The suit was settled in 2006. The county sheriff’s department was required have written policies that prohibit deputies from enforcing civil immigration law.

What you need to know about immigration detainers

Immigration detainers have become a prominent issue in the ban on Texas-based sanctuary cities and the showdown between Gov. Greg Abbott and Travis County Sherriff Sally Hernandez. The county is part of a 300-member contingent of law enforcement agencies nationwide vowing to limit cooperation with notifications that could lead to deportation.

Are sanctuary cities becoming a thing of the past?

On the same day that President Donald Trump signed an executive order denying federal funding to sanctuary cities, similar battle lines were drawn in Texas. State lawmakers and local jurisdictions are amassing on their respective front lines in what may be an epic battle.

Kids may become citizens when parents are naturalized

Under U.S. immigration law, an individual must be 18 or older in order to apply to become a U.S. citizen. Even though children are not allowed to apply for naturalization, they may automatically become citizens thanks to automatic acquisition of citizenship rules.

Sanctuary! Sanctuary!

The election season of 2016 and the subsequent outcome have shined a bright light on the issues surrounding illegal immigration, specifically sanctuary cities. High-profile debates and intense media coverage introduced many Americans to the existence of certain areas that protect undocumented immigrants from deportation.

What is Donald Trump's immigration plan?

It's no secret that president-elect Donald Trump wants to take an aggressive stance on illegal immigration. For example, he has proposed building a wall on the southern border that he says would make it difficult for people to enter the country illegally.

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