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Texas Sanctuary Sheriff Defiant: Demands Federal Funds

Following Monday’s announcement by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that he is withholding federal law enforcement grants from sanctuary jurisdictions, a Texas sheriff quickly tried to claim this action would not apply to her county.

Texas Sanctuary County Faces Loss of Millions in State Funding

Texas’ capital county faces the loss of millions of dollars in state funding as a result of the Travis County sheriff’s sanctuary policies when a new bill that outlaws the same passes the legislature. Texas Governor Greg Abbott made abolishing sanctuary jurisdictions in Texas an emergency item for this year’s legislative session.

Texas Rep Asks DOJ to Pull Funds from Sanctuary County

U.S. Representative John Culberson asked the Department of Justice to certify Travis County as a sanctuary jurisdiction and declare it ineligible for federal law enforcement grants. The move by the Texas congressmen follows a declaration by the Travis County sheriff that she will no longer, with certain limited exceptions, honor federal immigration detainers.

Texas Governor Cuts Cash for Sanctuary County

Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s office confirmed to Breitbart Texas he has cut state law enforcement grants to Travis County after the sheriff’s new sanctuary policies went into effect on February 1.

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