Gov. Rick Perry last week added immigration measures to the call of the special session last week. Public testimony at Monday’s hearing is expected to last several hours.
The so-called sanctuary cities bill is fiercely opposed by Senate Democrats, who say it will lead to harassment of Latinos.
Sen. Tommy Williams, R-Houston, says police take an oath to uphold the state and federal constitutions and asking about citizenship status is good public policy.
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