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    PHOENIX -- Democratic lawmakers in Arizona plan to propose a repeal of the state's 2010 immigration enforcement law but concede that the bill won't go far at the Legislature.

    The Arizona Republic reports that Democratic state Sen. Steve Gallardo, of Phoenix, plans to file a bill this week that would be the first legislative attempt in Arizona to do away with the law. Read more here

    TN police board scraps jail immigration rules
    The state board governing law enforcement procedures on Friday dropped a controversial policy that had county jailers interviewing arrestees on their immigration status.

    The Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission voted unanimously to drop rules that require jail employees to ask newly booked suspects whether they U.S. citizens and where they were born. The change comes in response to a lawsuit filed by Nashville immigration attorney Elliott Ozment who argued that the rules were illegally created in secret instead of discussed in public meetings, didn’t seek input from sheriffs across the state and improperly add to the time that suspects are held in jail. Read more here
    -BoardWizard

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    PHOENIX -- Democratic lawmakers in Arizona plan to propose a repeal of the state's 2010 immigration enforcement law but concede that the bill won't go far at the Legislature.

    The Arizona Republic reports that Democratic state Sen. Steve Gallardo, of Phoenix, plans to file a bill this week that would be the first legislative attempt in Arizona to do away with the law. Read more here

    TN police board scraps jail immigration rules
    The state board governing law enforcement procedures on Friday dropped a controversial policy that had county jailers interviewing arrestees on their immigration status.

    The Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission voted unanimously to drop rules that require jail employees to ask newly booked suspects whether they U.S. citizens and where they were born. The change comes in response to a lawsuit filed by Nashville immigration attorney Elliott Ozment who argued that the rules were illegally created in secret instead of discussed in public meetings, didn’t seek input from sheriffs across the state and improperly add to the time that suspects are held in jail. Read more here
    -BoardWizard

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