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Immigration Law

Expert: Will Texas Follow in Arizona's (Losing) Footsteps?

Jorge Cancino, Univision, Aug. 3, 2021

"An El Paso, Texas, district judge temporarily blocked an order issued by Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday that gave Texas border state police extraordinary powers to stop vehicles if officers had reasonable suspicion that they were inside. transport undocumented immigrants. … "The federal government will surely challenge Governor Abbott's immigration plans as illegal," says Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration practice at Cornell University School of Law. "Arizona tried something similar about 10 years ago, but the Supreme Court struck down key parts of SB 1070 as violating federal immigration law."