Mayor Steve Adler

Austin City Limits: Giving Aliens a Pass

Not content to offer mere sanctuary to illegal aliens, Austin, Texas, has declared itself a “Freedom City.” A resolution passed unanimously by the City Council restricts police questions about immigration status. If cops do broach the subject, they must state that their query need not be answered. A resolution passed unanimously by the City Council restricts police questions about immigration status. If cops do broach the subject, they must state that their query need not be answered. Austin’s neo-Miranda policy skirts, even undermines, state law that enables local law-enforcement agencies to inquire about the immigration status of anyone arrested or detained,…