Appeals Court Reinstates a Texas Immigration Law

March 6, 2017

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that Texas can once again enforce a 2015 state law that added criminal penalties for harboring or concealing immigrants who are in the United States illegally. Ten months ago, Senior U.S. District Judge David Alan Ezra blocked Texas from enforcing the anti-harboring provision, which was part of a sweeping border security law known as House Bill 11. Continue reading.