in Nashville is seeking to stop jailers across Tennessee from enforcing
a state law that requires them to investigate the immigration status of
any person who comes into a county or municipal detention facility. Public Chapter No. 1112, which passed in 2010 and took effect this...
"Jailers will no longer interview suspects about their birthplace and
citizenship after a state commission, facing pressure from a lawsuit,
scrapped immigration rules just two weeks into their implementation. The Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission voted
"Nashville immigration attorney Elliott Ozment’s crusade against state
officials who attempt to enforce federal immigration law continued this
week with the filing of a federal lawsuit against Maury County
government and General Sessions Judge Bobby Sands. According
to the lawsuit...
"For 17 years, Martha Salazar operated a dubious business in South Nashville where thousands of Hispanics would have immigration papers and other legal documents prepared — despite her lack of credentials. A state judge this week ordered that Salazar’s business, Comunidad Hispana, on...