Federal Judge Blocks Controversial Texas Law Granting Broad Powers to Arrest Migrants Entering the US

Del Rio, Texas – A federal judge in Texas has issued a preliminary injunction blocking a controversial state law that granted police wide-ranging powers to arrest migrants suspected of unlawfully entering the United States. The ruling represents a victory for the Biden administration in its ongoing dispute with Republican Governor Greg Abbott over immigration enforcement. The law, which was set to take effect on March 5, drew comparisons to Arizona’s “Show Me Your Papers” law of 2010. However, the U.S. Supreme Court partially struck down the Arizona law, leading some Texas Republican leaders to call … Read more