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US: Texas Attack on Migrants Reaches New Extremes

By Human Rights Watch
Click to expand Image Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks during a press conference concerning border security along the Texas border with Mexico on February 21, 2023, in Weslaco, Texas. © 2023 Joel Martinez/The Monitor via AP (Austin) – Bills before Texas lawmakers that attack migrants, including one that would deputize state-sponsored vigilantes to “deter and repel” people at the border, are dangerous and extreme, Human Rights Watch said today. Texas’ HB 20 would create a “Border Protection Unit” whose head would answer to Governor Greg Abbott. The bill would allow the administration to deputize…

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