Abbott considers suing feds over immigrant children
POSTED: Monday, July 7, 2014 - 7:00am
UPDATED: Monday, July 7, 2014 - 7:14am
It would not be the first time Texas has filed a suit against the federal government over the state's border enforcement costs
Austin — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Thursday said he is considering a lawsuit against the federal government over the costs associated with housing thousands of immigrant children detained on the U.S.-Mexico border.
"The State of Texas is exploring any and all options, including litigation, to address the crisis our federal government has created by not living up to their Constitutional responsibility," Attorney General spokesman Jerry Strickland said.