Immigration Law

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San Antonio Police, Mayor: No Immigration Status Checks
Posted on 2 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

MaryAnn Martinez, KENS-TV, Oct. 30, 2015 - "The San Antonio Police Department has made it clear that it doesn't want to be in the business of enforcing federal immigration law. SAPD Chief William McManus said San Antonio police officers don't... Read More

CA7 on Social Group; Mexico; Honest Police: R.R.D. v. Holder
Posted on 19 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"While R.R.D. was an investigator for Mexico’s Federal Agency of Investigation, he arrested hundreds of suspects and repeatedly testified against drug traffickers. Drug organizations offered bribes to get him out of their hair and, when he... Read More

Report: Fearing Police Links to ICE, Latinos Less Likely to Report Crimes
Posted on 7 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Many Latinos say they are less likely than before to report crimes because local police are increasingly involved in enforcing immigration laws, leading to a sharp increase in deportations, according to a new study. About 44% of Latinos surveyed... Read More

Tags: crime , Latinos , report , police , ICE

Alabama’s Show-Me-Your-Papers Law: A Cautionary Tale for Georgia
Posted on 16 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Clanton, Alabama - "A central part of Alabama’s immigration law has become such a thorny problem for this town that the police chief has declared he will no longer enforce it. Chief Brian Stilwell said that measure — which critics call... Read More

Sheriffs, Police, Cities Oppose Funding Cuts Tied to So-Called 'Sanctuary Cities'
Posted on 5 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Recent letters to Congress from the Major Counties Sheriffs Association , the National Fraternal Order of Police and the National League of Cities opposing proposed 'grant penalties' related to so-called 'sanctuary cities.' Read More

Woman Reports Domestic Violence, Gets Turned In To Immigration
Posted on 24 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A woman who called the Escondido Police Department to report that she was beaten by her boyfriend was herself arrested and later turned over to immigration authorities after she was booked at the Vista jail, a case that critics say illustrates... Read More

Arizona Orders Immigration Law Training for Police
Posted on 13 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Arizona Governor Jan Brewer on Tuesday ordered the redistribution of materials to train police to enforce the state's tough immigration crackdown, in a sign that she expects the Supreme Court to endorse the measure in coming days. ..... Read More