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Texas Considering Arizona-Style Immigration Law
Posted By admin On March 3, 2011 @ 10:06 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled
Jon E. Dougherty
Newsroom America 
Thursday, March 3, 2011
(Newsroom America) — Lawmakers in Texas are eyeing the adoption of an immigration reform law similar to one in Arizona, making the Lone Star state the latest to join about a dozen others also considering it.
Local media reported that the plan being considered by state lawmakers would allow, but not require, state and local police to help enforce federal immigration laws.
Officials said the compromise is meant to placate both Democrats and Republicans. Immigration rights advocates are opposed to the measure, saying it would lead to racial discrimination.
The Texas law mirrors parts of the law passed in Arizona that set off a federal lawsuit and was denounced by President Obama.
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