Immigration experts say the most recent proposals would raise constitutional challenges in the U.S. and Mexico, as federal courts have repeatedly ruled that immigration law enforcement falls under federal jurisdiction.
Source: Texas Tribune BY Uriel J. Garcia
Texas Department of Public Safety special agents oversee a group of four Honduran undocumented migrants that were caught on private property in Kinney County near Brackettville on Nov. 9, 2021. State lawmakers have again filed bills that would make illegal border crossing a state crime. Credit: Verónica G. Cárdenas for ProPublica/The Texas Tribune