Skip to comments.Galveston County, League City OK resolution telling feds not to bring illegal immigrants to area
Posted on 07/10/2014 1:12:23 PM PDT by patriot08
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Local communities are letting the federal government know they don't want illegal immigrants there.
League City City Council passed an resolution that will prohibit the federal government from setting up any undocumented immigrant shelters with in the city limits.
The resolution passed 6-2. It's the second resolution of it's kind that was passed Tuesday. Galveston County passed a similar resolution earlier Tuesday in a 4-1 vote.
The resolution suggests that immigrants children detained at the border may have diseases, and therefore the public needs to be protected. There is also a big push under this resolution to appeal to state lawmakers to tighten border security, abolish sanctuary cities and improve states immigration laws.
"Until the people in Washington get their act together, you can't depend on the city council at League City to deal with an immigration problem. It doesn't work that way," said Ron Lefan.
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I heard about this on the radio, maybe yesterday. Good for them. Repeat it a thousand times in multiple states!!!
The Dem’s and the Media will find themselves on the WRONG side of this issue very fast . . . they think the protests in 2010 over OCare were astroturf . . . wait until they see astroturf sprouting up all over this country!!!! From sea to shining sea. Let Nancy take ‘em and Kirsten Powers.
And some federal dictator judge will tell them they gotta ...
This makes me wish that there were laws throughout the nation that made illegal aliens illegal.
Doesn’t Galveston County support its residents with its own Social Security program? Isn’t that a good reason to block Illegals from settling there?
RESOLUTION NO. 2014-_______ A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS TO PROTECT THE HEALTH, SAFETY, AND SECURITY OF OUR CITIZENS AND COMMUNITY; AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO THE SUBJECT WHEREAS, the citizens of League City, Texas recognize their duty as law-abiding citizens to act in accordance with the U.S. Constitution and the Texas Constitution, and agree that their right to life, liberty, and property shall not be infringed; and WHEREAS, the federal government has failed to protect the homeland in accordance with Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution, Texas has the right and obligation to protect its citizens in accordance with Article 1, Section 1 of the Texas Constitution:
Freedom and Sovereignty of State.
Texas is a free and independent State, subject only to the Constitution of the United States, and the maintenance of our free institutions and the perpetuity of the Union depend upon the preservation of the
right of local self- government
, unimpaired to all the States.
And is supported by Article 1, Section 29 of the Texas Constitution:
Provisions of Bill of Rights Excepted from Powers of Government; To Forever Remain Inviolate.
To guard against transgressions of the high powers herein designated, we declare that everything in this (Texas) “Bill of Rights” is excepted out of the general powers of government, and shall forever remain inviolate, and all laws contrary thereto, or to the following provisions, shall be void.
WHEREAS, the citizens of League City Texas are greatly concerned regarding the ongoing massive influx of illegal aliens seeking unauthorized entry to the United States; and WHEREAS, it is estimated that more than 90,000 minors will arrive in the United States during the 2014 fiscal year and an additional 145,000 illegal alien minors in 2015 fiscal year, with most expected to remain in Texas cities and communities; and WHEREAS, the leaders of League City question the impact that the sudden influx of school-age illegal minors will have on our Independent School Districts (ISD) educational funding, school resources, campus security, and health safety for our children; and WHEREAS, health advisories report that many illegal aliens suffering from diseases endemic in their countries of origin are being released into our communities; and WHEREAS, the federal government is actively seeking more locations within Texas towns and counties to accommodate the unprecedented overflow of illegal aliens and unaccompanied minors; and WHEREAS, the increasing volume of illegal aliens is already bankrupting some cities and counties in the State of Texas by overwhelming the local medical, educational, law enforcement, and judicial systems; and
WHEREAS, members of dangerous transnational criminal organizations and radical Islamic terror groups continue to exploit the situation to infiltrate the United States for the purpose of establishing criminal activity, terror cells, and training operations within our homeland; and WHEREAS, without a secure border Texas cities and communities cannot protect the health and safety of their citizens; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LEAGUE CITY, TEXAS, as follows: Section 1. That all 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. Section 2. That in order to control the potential threat of communicable diseases reported to be prevalent among illegal aliens, all appropriate agencies of the City of League City are instructed to prudently exercise the Citys police power in any manner necessary to protect the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of League City. Section 3. We hereby appeal to our state legislators and elected officials for action and accountability to urgently address the continuing influx of illegal aliens across our border.
Through State executive and legislative actions demand that the Federal government provide additional resources for new and/or existing Border Patrol checkpoints, and employ a contiguous physical barrier where strategically prudent.
Demand the Texas State Legislature to enhance state smuggling and human trafficking laws, and provide civil liability protections for Texan land owners against criminal trespassers.
Demand the Texas State Legislature abolishes any and all state-controlled or sponsored magnets that exacerbate the problem of rampant illegal immigration, such as (but not limited to): in-state tuition subsidies, welfare benefits, and free non-emergency health care for illegal aliens.
Require the State to perform a cost/benefit analysis of the illegal alien presence and report that cost to Texas taxpayers and state agencies.
Pass legislation to prohibit sanctuary cities which restrict law enforcement from determining the immigration status of detainees after the commission of a crime within our communities. Section 4. That civic responsibility demands that community and state leaders begin crisis planning immediately to address the unprecedented wave of foreign minor school age children that could be enrolled in Texas schools this summer; and Section 5. That the City of League City, State of Texas, calls on other communities and jurisdictions to join with us in this action by passing similar Resolutions. Section 6. That copies of this Resolution be immediately transmitted to the Governor of the State of Texas; the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Texas legislature; each individual legislator that represents our City in the State of Texas; the Commissioners Court of Galveston County; and the Sheriff of Galveston County.
PASSED AND APPROVED on the _______ day of July, 2014. _________________________________ TIMOTHY PAULISSEN, Mayor ATTEST: _______________________________ DIANA STAPP, City Secretary
What if all of us did this?