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SAFETY, PROFILING CONCERNS SWIRL OVER IMMIGRANT DETAINER BILL [+AUDIO]

By Colin A. Young

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, AUG. 9, 2017.....Civil liberties and immigrant rights activists converged on the State House this week to voice their displeasure with Gov. Charlie Baker's proposal to allow state and local police to cooperate, in some cases, with federal immigration detainer requests, with some activists going as far as to label the policy racist.

The Massachusetts chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and Centro Presente, an East Boston-based immigrant rights organization, each protested Baker's bill this week outside the State House with charged language, with some activists holding signs referencing the Ku Klux Klan.


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