Immigration and Texas Law Enforcement

1. What is the current law in Texas regarding local law enforcement and asking about immigration status? 2. What is controversial about local law enforcement asking about immigration status? Who has jurisdiction over immigration–the federal government or the local government? 3. What did the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals say about the new law? 4. What are Gov. Abbott and Sheriff Valdez’s positions on immigration? Is immigration an important issue in this election year? 5. What is the current situation with separating families at the border?

Where are you from—where did you grow up—and did your hometown, state, or country influence your political beliefs? it How did you learn about government growing up?
it How did the area of the country or the world you’re from help determine your political socialization? Did your experience with where you are from influence how you approached the topic of immigration and how you read your assignment?
it What influenced and how your political socialization—your parents, your religion, your peers, your school, the media?
it If you’re 18 or older and a citizen, are your registered to vote and have you voted before? Why or why not?



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