David Harris’s Op-Ed on the Arizona Immigration Statute

In a column for the McClatchy newspaper chain, Professor David Harris says the new Arizona immigration statute will damage to public safety by making all of the state’s police officers enforce federal immigration law.  This will destroy the partnerships police departments have tried to build with their Latino communities.  “And when residents fear that they or their family members risk deportation in any contact with police, they will avoid that contact, whether they witness crimes or are victimized by them.  In the bargain, criminals remain free to prey on others.”

Link to the article at McClatchyDC.com >

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