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Protesters in Austin, Texas, take part in a rally to support the rights of immigrants, oppose a border wall, and support sanctuary cities, February 28, 2017. AP/Eric Gay. Source: https://www.americanprogress.org

Not all news are bad for those living in the southern state. A court decision has just blocked SB4's anti-immigrant law.

México presenta apoyo a demanda sobre ley contra ciudades santuario en Texas

 06/27/2017 - 09:51
Cerca de cien hispanos protestaron ayer lunes 26 de junio 2017, en El Paso (Texas) contra la ley estatal SB4, presentándose esposados en las oficinas centrales de la Policía, "entregándose" simbólicamente por ser inmigrantes. EFE/Red Fronteriza por los Derechos Humanos

México presentó una declaración jurada para ayudar a impedir que entre en vigor la ley SB4 promulgada en Texas, que prohibirá las ciudades santuario y permitirá cuestionar el estatus migratorio de cualquier detenido, dijo hoy la Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE).

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Demonstrators gather at Texas Capitol to protest law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state.

 05/30/2017 - 02:56
Demonstrators gather at Texas' Capitol, to protest a recently-passed law prohibiting "sanctuary cities" in the state, in Austin, United States, May 29, 2017. EFE/Alex Segura

About 1,000 demonstrators arrived from Washington, New York, Los Angeles, Arizona, North Carolina, New Mexico, Maryland and Virginia and protested with other Texas organizations to express their disagreement with SB4, which allows local authorities to question the immigration status of people who, for example, are detained or arrested for a traffic violation.

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