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Democrat-backed bill would allow noncitizens to serve as law enforcement

Posted on AllSides March 6th, 2024
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Sen. Jeremy McPike, D-Prince William
Virginia Senate Live Session Video Stream

(The Center Square) — The right to serve as law enforcement shouldn’t belong solely to U.S. citizens, but also to individuals who have been granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, according to Senate Bill 69. 

The legislation passed the Virginia House of Delegates and Senate.

DACA was passed under President Barack Obama and allows people between the ages of 15 and 41 who were brought or came to the U.S. illegally before 2007 and before the age of 16 to stay, and authorizes them for work.

Though it allows certain immigrants...

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