Indiana Lawmaker Tweeking Immigration Bill
"The bill easily passed the Senate in February by a vote of 31-18. But it has been stalled so far in the House. . . . Delph said he's optimistic that the changes he's offering to SB 590, and which could be added to as the bill continues to be negotiated . . . Among the changes: removing a section that would allow police to check someone's immigration status if they had "reasonable suspicion" that they were here legally. Under his new proposal, law enforcement would check whether a person was here legally only if they had probable cause -- a higher legal standard than mere suspicion -- to think they had committed some other crime.
"It's really a targeting toward the bad actors of the illegal immigrant community as opposed to the whole population," he said. . . . [Read Full Story]
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