Texas Sanctuary City Ban Updates October 2017

During recent months, the Texas state legislature has passed legislation designed to eliminate the existence of “sanctuary cities” in Texas. A Texas sanctuary city is defined as one whose officials and law enforcement may have chosen not to assist in the pursuit and detention of individuals who may be deemed to be present in the…

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Deportation Immigration Lawyers Explain U.S. Sanctuary Cities

Some cities and counties have taken different approaches to the enforcement of immigration laws. Several local officials have committed to limit their assistance to federal immigration authorities. As a result, some municipalities, counties, and even states are known as “sanctuaries” for undocumented immigrants. Other cities and states, like Texas, have taken the opposite position to…

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Texas House Passes Sanctuary City Legislation | Dallas Immigration Attorney | Davis & Associates

The term, “sanctuary city”, has become a hot topic in recent news. In January 2017, President Trump proposed to withdraw all federal funding from any municipality labeled a sanctuary city. His presidential order was soon deemed unconstitutional by a federal judge in Hawaii, yet the concept continues to be discussed and debated. Many are still not sure…

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