April 30, 2010

NOW PROPOSE THE TAXES TO PAY FOR THE NATIVISTS' WET DREAM:

Arizona law on immigration puts police in tight spot (Peter Slevin, 4/30/10, Washington Post)

Every day, as Sgt. Russ Charlton patrols the south side of Tucson, he encounters a wide range of this city's residents -- legal, illegal, native-born, naturalized, just passing through. To him, their immigration status is largely irrelevant. "People are just people," Charlton said.

But in a city less than an hour's drive from the Mexican border, Charlton and his fellow officers suddenly are at the center of a roiling immigration debate, and Arizona's new and controversial immigration law is almost certain to transform how they do their job.

"We're way too busy," Charlton said of the law's requirement that police officers question anyone they reasonably suspect of being in the country illegally. "We don't have enough officers on the street to look for other stuff like that. If they're not doing anything, they're just being normal people. Why would I do that?"

Posted by Orrin Judd at April 30, 2010 6:13 PM
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