Senators call for SXSW to leave Austin ‘until anti-immigrant law is repealed’

Democratic representatives ask for next March’s event to be relocated to a different state in protest of SB4, which was signed into law last month

Amid a growing backlash over Texas’ stringent new immigration law, two US senators have called for the SXSW festival to leave Austin.

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