MCCA Supports Texas Members Opposition to SB 4

June 2017

MCCA President Tom Manger said: “Major Cities Chiefs stands by our long-held policy that civil immigration enforcement is strictly a Federal responsibility and actions to compel local law enforcement agencies to engage in routine immigration activities would undermine public safety in communities we are sworn to protect. While we cooperate fully with DHS and ICE on criminal matters and providing requested notifications, we strongly oppose police participation in civil matters where there is neither a crime nor a judicial warrant.”

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