A federal appeals panel on Tuesday found in favor of most parts of a Texas law allowing civil penalties against law-enforcement officers and local officials who refuse to comply with federal immigration-enforcement activities. The panel allowed the law to stay in effect as the underlying case moves through the courts, although the judges blocked a provision outlining consequences for "endorsing" policies that curtail how immigration laws are enforced.
Appeals panel: Most of Texas' "sanctuary-city" prohibition valid
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