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No Surprise here- Most Texas Immigration Bills are Likely Unconstitutional
 


28 March 2007 at 6:59:29 PM
salon

No duh. Like the Berman one?

Two-thirds of the 30-plus immigration bills before the Texas Legislature will likely not come up for a vote this session.

Lawmakers said Wednesday that's because they violate federal and state constitutional standards.

The chairmen of the House committees overseeing immigration proposals say don't want to bring up bills before the full House "for no purpose."

They say that would divide the chamber and could ultimately get struck down in court.

House State Affairs Committee Chairman David Swinford says it also would be "inappropriate and a waste of the state's money."

Swinford says he asked the Texas Attorney General's office to determine whether the immigration and border bills abide by the state and federal constitutions, federal law and federal court cases.

The state attorney general's office says that more than 20 failed that test.

That includes a bill by state Representative Leo Berman to deny citizenship to children born in the United States whose parents are illegal immigrants,


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