Testimony on House Joint Resolution 10, Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws – 3/21/11

EXCERPT: MEOPP opposes HJ 10. This resolution would require Maryland to enforce federal immigration laws and calls on State and local law enforcement officers to arrest any person guilty of hiring, harboring, or transporting illegal immigrants. No federal law mandates State or local police enforce immigration law. This resolution fails to properly train law enforcement in this complex issue, will undermine community policing, and will place churches and good Samaritans at risk…

Full Testimony on House Joint Resolution 10, Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws – 3/21/11 prepared for the Rules and Executive Nominations Committee

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