April 29, 2022
By Mike LaSusa
Officials in Texas and Arizona could find themselves in uphill legal battles if they bow to mounting pressure to declare that an “invasion” along the U.S.-Mexico border gives them the right to take on the federal government’s immigration enforcement duties.
The Republican governors of the two states, which share about three-quarters of the U.S. border with Mexico, have both faced calls from politicians within their own party in recent weeks to assert the states have a constitutional right to repel people and drugs crossing the border illegally because the federal government has failed to do so.
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