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Texas bill would prevent police immigration inquiries

A Texas lawmaker filed a bill Friday which would prevent law enforcement from asking the immigration status or nationality of a witness to or victim of a crime "except as necessary to investigate the offense."
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Feb 15, 2011, 9:34 pm
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It’s disgusting that an American citizen would work
against the citizens of the United States and favor
citizens from his homeland who are breaking the law.
This guy is a scum bag in my opinion!

Jose you stink!

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Feb 16, 2011, 8:11 pm
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As a Texan, I am proud of Freshman Texas State Sen. José Rodríguez, D-El Paso, and his proposed bill to make unlawful the racial and ethnic questioning by law enforcement of offenders or victims, unless it relates directly to the investigation of a criminal offense. We don’t need copycatting of AZ’s SB 1070.

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