ACLU tells feds not to work with Texas on arrest of illegal immigrants

Posted on AllSides August 8th, 2022
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The American Civil Liberties Union is ramping up its battle against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott‘s border security push, filing a new complaint Monday with Homeland Security urging the department to limit how Border Patrol agents are able to work with Texas authorities.

Mr. Abbott last month ordered Texas’ Department of Public Safety and the National Guard to begin arresting and transporting illegal immigrants back to the border area, where they are reportedly being turned over to the Border Patrol. The ACLU says that violates the migrants’ civil rights.

“DHS should reject any involvement with DPS’s immigration enforcement efforts in...

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