Published on: Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Late Tuesday evening, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an order that temporarily halts the state of Texas’s plans to arrest migrants along the Texas-Mexico border. See Associated Press.  Texas’s Senate Bill 4, SB4, is at issue in litigation before the Fifth Circuit. SB4 authorizes Texas law enforcement to question, arrest, and detain individuals state law enforcement suspects of entering the country without proper documentation. Watch the live streamed oral argument regarding SB4 here.