Police Chief Greets New Rules Preventing Deportation of Undocumented Immigrants Without Due Cause

New rules announced this week from the Department of Homeland Security to enforce immigration law instruct federal agents not to necessarily detain or deport any undocumented immigrant who crosses their path. The new rules require that they use discretion and prioritize those who pose a threat to national security, public safety and border security. Immigrant advocates have responded with a mixture of optimism and concern. But Andy Harvey, the police chief of a Texas border town, welcomed the new rules, which he believes will boost trust between the police and the migrant community. Listen to the full interview in the archives of Línea Abierta for Tuesday, October 5th, at radiobilingue.org.

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