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NYPD Is Here for Immigrants PDF Print E-mail
2017-02-23 14:21:50

Image The NYPD announced that they are not going to inquire about the immigration status of crime victims, witnesses, or others who call or approach the police seeking assistance. The countries largerst police department says its press release: "The NYPD does not conduct civil immigration enforcement." 

 

This is the full text of the NYPD's announcement.

"The NYPD is committed to maintaining a welcoming environment for immigrant communities while also maintaining public safety for all. With this backdrop, the NYPD believes it is important to reiterate our immigration related policies.  The NYPD accepts the city's IDNYC as a valid and recognized form of government-issued identification including for the issuance of summonses and Desk Appearance Tickets.


The NYPD does not inquire about the immigration status of crime victims, witnesses, or others who call or approach the police seeking assistance. The NYPD does not conduct civil immigration enforcement. Specifically, this department does not enforce administrative warrants issued by Immigration and Custom Enforcement agents or federal immigration judges solely in connection with civil immigration violations.  It is our city's resolve to remain a safe and welcoming place for all immigrants. "

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