Monday, June 06, 2005

Virginia decides to back off

Looks like Virginia isn't going to make immigration arrests after all.

"A number of the police we met with realized if they want immigrants to report crimes and be witnesses, they can't be in fear of being arrested," said Deborah Sanders, executive director of the Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition.

Va. Police Back Off Immigration Enforcement
Other Legislation, Fear of Abuse Cited
By Mary Beth Sheridan, Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, June 6, 2005

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