NY governor: Police can’t question immigration status

NY governor: Police can’t question immigration status
Associated Press ^ | Sep 15, 2017 11:43 AM EDT

Posted on 9/15/2017, 1:13:33 PM by Olog-hai

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order prohibiting state agencies or state officers from inquiring about or sharing a person’s immigration status.

The new rule bars state police and other state law enforcement agencies from asking about a person’s right to be in the country when they’re the victim of a crime or a witness.

It also means state agencies won’t be able to share a person’s immigration status with federal authorities, except in certain situations, such as a law enforcement investigation. …

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