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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Monday, July 26, 2021

"Texas Begins Jailing Border Crossers On Trespassing Charges"

From NPR, via NACDL's news-of-interest:

Since first announcing earlier this summer that Texas would begin charging migrants with state crimes, Abbott has said law enforcement would not be involved in "catch and release" and said those arrested would spend time behind bars. But Martinez said he would handle the cases same as usually does, which typically means offering time served.

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