League City bans undocumented children
POSTED: Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 5:00am
UPDATED: Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 5:14am
The city declines to accept federal requests to operate detention or processing centers
League City, TX — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; The League City council passed a resolution on Tuesday night to ban undocumented children from entering the municipality.
League City Council Member Heidi Thiess drafted the measure, which declines to accept federal requests to operate detention or processing centers in the city. "Health and safety" concerns were cited among the reasons for the proposed ordinance.
More than 25 residents spoke during the public comment section of Tuesday's council meeting, which followed a public workshop on Monday night.