State and Local Round-up


NJ: Civil Rights Group Urging Morristown to Stay out of Immigration Enforcement – The New Jersey Immigration Policy Network has called on Homeland Security Department Secretary Janet Napolitano to “investigate” Mayor Donald Cresitello’s application for a program that would deputize local police officers to enforce immigration laws.

GA: Immigration Detention Center to Open, Hire – Corrections Corporation of America will hire support staff to complete its staffing of the North Georgia Detention Center in Gainesville. The facility will be used to house some 500 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainees.

IL: Group Pitches Old Kane Jail to House Illegals – The Association for Legal Americans wants the old Kane County jail in Geneva turned into a federal facility to house suspects on immigration and customs violations.

GA: Senate Passes English-only Driver’s License Exams – English would be the only language for a driver’s license exam in Georgia under a bill that passed the Senate Tuesday.

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