Updated: Tea Party Presses Perry on Immigration

Updated 4:15 p.m. Monday: Tea Party leaders confronted Rick Perry in his own back yard Monday, calling on him to use his power as Texas governor to crack down on illegal immigration.

The activists, representing Tea Party groups from around the state, want Perry to either sign an executive order or call the Legislature back into a special session to enact a ban on so-called sanctuary cities. They also want him to eliminate a  policy that they say discourages the state police from enforcing federal immigration laws.

After holding a press conference about it at the Capitol, the ...

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