Texas Bills Would Create Process to Review and Block Unconstitutional Federal Acts

AUSTIN, Texas (Nov. 15, 2016) – During the 2017 session, the Texas legislature will consider bills creating a mechanism to review federal laws and end state cooperation with enforcement of those that violate the Texas Bill of Rights. This process would set the stage to effectively block some federal laws in the Lone Star State.

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Texas Threatens to Pull Plug on State Cooperation with Refugee Resettlement

AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 22, 2016) – Texas has threatened to pull the plug on state assistance to refugees if the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) does not unconditionally approve the state’s revised resettlement plan by Sept. 30. The move would significantly hinder refugee resettlement in the Lone Star State.

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