Police Chiefs Distribute Primer on Immigration Enforcement

The International Association of Chiefs of Police “is distributing an unusual primer on immigration enforcement to thousands of law enforcement agencies, saying the absence of a national immigration policy has left local communities with an ‘overwhelming’ burden,” reports USA Today. “The publication … offers instruction on when state and local officers may intervene in cases involving illegal immigrants” but “stops short of urging local authorities to enforce federal immigration laws but says agencies can no longer ignore the local troubles posed by the explosive growth of undocumented immigrants.” [View article]

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