The Washington Times: States look to hire illegal immigrants to fatten struggling police departments

IRLI In The News

August 21, 2023

By Stephen Dinan

Struggling to fill the ranks of their police officers, some blue-state politicians are turning to an unusual option: illegal immigrants.

A California law that took effect earlier this year allows noncitizens — including some unauthorized migrants — to sign up if they are protected from deportation, including by the Obama-era DACA program. Colorado and Illinois have followed suit with laws allowing some noncitizens to join the force.

Read the full story at The Washington Times.

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