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Action Alert: Call on Your Texas State Senator Now to Oppose Anti-Immigrant House Bill 12

House Bill 12 (HB 12) is an Arizona-style bill that would divert local police officers away from enforcement of public safety laws and encourage them instead to spend their time trying to enforce federal immigration laws, guessing at who might be an undocumented immigrant based largely on racial profiling.

THE TEXAS SENATE WILL CONSIDER HB 12
IN A COMMITTEE HEARING
MAY 18, 2011
and
A POSSIBLE FULL VOTE
THE WEEK OF MAY 23,
THE LAST WEEK OF THE SESSION

ACTION YOU CAN TAKE NOW
TO STOP HB 12:

Call the office of your Texas State Senator
To see how, click here

• More about what’s wrong with HB 12

• See Broad opposition to HB 12 by law enforcement leaders, religious leaders, business groups, and civil rights organizations

• See handout fact sheet about HB 12