Texas arrests thousands of illegal immigrants for crime of crossing border

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“Had we not been there, all of it likely would have crossed into the country unimpeded,” Miller said in a statement to the Associated Press. “The state of Texas is working to send a message to those considering crossing into the country illegally to think again.”

Under the new set of laws, which Abbott signed on December 20, police will “crack down on repeated attempts to enter Texas by creating the offense of illegal reentry,” essentially making it a crime punishable at the state level to illegally enter Texas from a foreign nation.

Those who break the law can be penalized with up to 20 years in prison.

Authorities will also be able to “order an offender to return to the foreign nation from which the person entered or attempted to enter this state,” and, “provides civil immunity and indemnification for local and state government officials, employees, and contractors for lawsuits resulting from the enforcement of these provisions.”

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