[Texas] “Abbott declares emergency to ban sanctuary cities”

“AUSTIN — Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday declared a ban on so-called sanctuary cities…

“Elected officials do not to pick and chose which laws to enforce,” Abbott said in his State of the State speech, insisting that state and local officials “must protect Texas” from deadly criminals…

Hernandez  has announced she will decline some federal detention requests of undocumented immigrants who are jailed.

Abbott has given Hernandez until Wednesday to rescind her new policy or face possible sanctions, including a cutoff of state grant funding — and possible removal from office.”

http://www.chron.com/news/politics/texas/article/Abbott-Emergency-on-sanctuary-cioties-10896947.php

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