Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a proactive lawsuit on Monday on Senate Bill (SB) 4 with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The State is preempting legal challenges from illegal alien advocacy groups by asking the court of a declaratory judgment to confirm the law is constitutional. SB 4 is set to take effect on September 1, 2017. The Attorney General’s office filed the lawsuit just one day after Governor Gregg Abbott signed SB 4 into law. The lawsuit targets Travis County, Texas, and its Sheriff Sally Hernandez, who have been openly hostile to...Read More
Author: Dan Stein
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Dan is the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR)'s President after joining the organization in 1982. He has testified more than 50 times before Congress, and been cited in the media as "America's best-known immigration reformer." Dan has appeared on virtually every significant TV and radio news/talk program in America and, in addition to being a contributing editor to ImmigrationReform.com, has contributed commentaries to a vast number of print media outlets.
The Philadelphia City Council passed a resolution on April 28 declaring that illegal aliens have a fundamental right to work in the United States.Read More
Representative Metz introduced HB 697 to support immigration enforcement and maintain Florida’s commitment to the rule of law.Read More