State and Local Roundup


CO: “Paying Taxes, and Fearing Deportation” Late last Monday, the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado filed a lawsuit in State District Court here arguing that by seizing and retaining confidential tax information, the Weld County authorities had violated privacy rights of thousands of taxpayers.

CA: “Border Patrol to probe alleged arrest quotas” SANTA ANA, Calif. – The U.S. Border Patrol on Monday ordered an investigation of allegations by agents in Southern California that they were given arrest quotas and threatened with punishment if they failed to meet them.

NY: “Suffolk cops’ forms ask crime victims’ residency status” For almost three months, Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy and Police Commissioner Richard Dormer have said repeatedly that Suffolk police do not ask crime victims to disclose their immigration status.

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