“Many departments have such policies to encourage crime victims and witnesses to report crimes and to build trust with immigrant communities,” wrote New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu in a letter to representatives.
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Gov. Greg Abbott signed legislation mandating local officials comply with federal immigration law or face possible removal from office. But doing so without a warrant could open them up to unlawful arrest lawsuits.