Sunday, June 5, 2011

TX: Special Session may bring up immigration bills

TX: Special Session may bring up immigration bills... A state representative from Tomball has filed three pieces of legislation that would criminalize illegal aliens and those who employ them, but the legislation won't get a hearing unless Gov. Rick Perry adds the topic to his agenda for the current special legislative session. Perry recalled the Legislature to work on unresolved issues..Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who presides over the Senate, has called on Perry to allow lawmakers to take up illegal immigration issues and said the governor was considering it.
"We'll see what he does on Monday," Dewhurst said.

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