Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Texas Town: No Quarter for Illegals

Posted July 9, 2014 1:37 pm by with 0 comments
A Texas town south of Houston has launched a pre-emptive strike prohibiting the federal government from using facilities in their community as shelters to house the overflow of illegal immigrants flooding the southern U.S. border.

“The League City council voted 6-2 to adopt the resolution Tuesday night. It refuses any request from the federal government to set up detention or processing centers there, citing unspecified ‘health concerns,’” reports the Associated Press.

Last night’s meeting contained an agenda item imploring city council members to “Consider and take action on a resolution of the City of League City, Texas to protect the health, safety, and security of our citizens and community; and providing other matters related to the subject.”

“WHEREAS, the federal government has failed to protect the homeland in accordance with Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution,” the resolution states (see below), “Texas has the right and obligation to protect its citizens in accordance with Article 1, Section 1 of the Texas Constitution..”

Wary of reports that infectious illness is accompanying the immigrant surge, the city’s proposal seeks to “control the potential threat of communicable diseases reported to be prevalent among illegal aliens..”

“..[A]ll agencies of the City of League City are instructed to refuse requests or directives by federal agencies to permit or establish any facility for the purposes of processing, housing, or detaining any illegal aliens, designated as ‘refugee’ or otherwise,” the resolution outlines.

The city’s decision follows a visit by federal officials touring an abandoned school in Houston, which is the first step in electing a location as a possible shelter.

Recently, a leaked email from the Federal Emergency Management Agency illustrated how the federal government is in quite the bind seeking housing for some 52,000 detained illegal immigrant minors.

“This is an unprecedented event that requires unique approaches to temporarily house children..,” FEMA said in an email published by The Daily Caller on Monday
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