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HB 262 - Prohibits Law Enforcement Questioning of an Individual's Immigration Status - Virginia Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-42) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits Law Enforcement Questioning of an Individual's Immigration Status

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits law enforcement agencies from asking victims of crimes about their immigration status.

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  • Prohibits any law-enforcement officer, in connection with the report, investigation, or prosecution of a criminal violation of state or local law, from inquiring into the immigration status of any person who (Sec. 1):

    • Reports that they are a victim of the crime or are the parent or guardian of a minor victim of the crime; or

    • Is a cooperating witness in the investigation of the crime or the parent or guardian of a minor witness to the crime.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits Law Enforcement Questioning of an Individual's Immigration Status

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