‘Maybe Texas went too far’ with immigration law, state lawyer tells federal court

‘Maybe Texas went too far’ with immigration law, state lawyer tells federal court

An attorney defending Texas’ controversial immigration law told a federal appeals court on Wednesday that state legislators may have gone “too far” when they passed a controversial immigration law last year. The law, known as SB4, makes entering Texas illegally a state crime and allows state judges to order immigrants to be deported. At 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals, Texas Solicitor General Aaron Nielson said that when designing the law, lawmakers sought to go “up to the line” in …