Texas Rep. Resigns From Congressional Hispanic Caucus Over Immigration Bill | Talking Points Memo

A Texas lawmaker who represents a district on the border with Mexico announced his resignation from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Tuesday. Rep. Filemon Vela (D) said his move was in protest of statements made by several members of the caucus supporting the Senate immigration bill, which contains provisions for drones, fences, and new border agents, the Houston Chronicle reported.

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