The state legislature passed a bill last month that allows law enforcement officers to question persons about their citizenship. In Texas, most law enforcement agencies do not question witnesses or persons stopped about their citizenship. The fear is such questions would hinder gathering information about crimes. The new statute would also punish heads of law

Hossein Bagheri, owner of two Salsalito Mexican food restaurants here in San Antonio, plead guilty to hiring illegal immigrants to work in his restaurants.  The owner was placed on probation for five years by U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia.  The owner was also ordered to pay a fine of $250,000 and the restaurant corporation was