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Immigration Status: Law and Immigration

immigration status: It requires local law enforcement agencies to honour federal immigration requests to detain people in local jails for possible deportation, according to Metro News. The law also allows police to inquire about people's immigration status during routine interactions such as traffic stops. The Texas Legislature approved the law in the spring. It subjects some law enforcement officials with removal from office and criminal charges if they don't comply with the law. The critics also argue that some parts of the law are unconstitutional because they are vague as to exactly how local officers are to fulfil their duties with respect to immigration law. Opponents argue, among other things, that the law illegally puts local law enforcement officers in the role of federal immigration officers, and that it puts local officers in the position of violating detainees' constitutional rights against illegal search and seizure. ( As reported in the news.