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Texas and Biden administration lawyers face off in court over new law making illegal border crossing a state crime

An Austin judge will decide whether Senate Bill 4 will go into effect on March 5. The new law allows police to arrest people suspected of illegally crossing the border.

Migrants speak with a State Trooper at the bank of the Rio Grande at Shelby Park in Eagle Pass, on Jan. 19, 2024.

DOJ says Texas law interferes with federal immigration law

Texas argues it picked up a baton the federal government dropped

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