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Where Tucson Police do immigration checks

Where Tucson Police do immigration checks

The largest cluster of checks too place along the 22nd Street corridor around Santa Rita Park at South Fourth Avenue.

TPD’s immigration checks far below expectations

TPD’s immigration checks far below expectations

Tucson Police Department created a form to be filled out during each immigration check to show compliance with the law. Chief Roberto Villaseñor expected 50,000 inquiries in the first year. There were 9,219.

Patchwork of immigration enforcement

Patchwork of immigration enforcement

An agency-by-agency comparison of SB 1070-related policies.

When police call the Border Patrol

When police call the Border Patrol

The number of people Border Patrol apprehended after a call from another law-enforcement agency has been declining in line with the overall trend. The share of total apprehensions that stems from those calls has held steady in the Tucson Sector at below 2 percent.

How a traffic stop leads to an immigration check

How a traffic stop leads to an immigration check

An officer cannot pull over a vehicle based on race or suspected immigration status and must have a reason under state law to do a stop. Common traffic stops leading to immigration checks are for violations such as speeding or broken taillights.

How chatting with a police officer can lead to an immigration check

How chatting with a police officer can lead to an immigration check

When an officer approaches a person who isn’t suspected of a crime, the person may choose not to talk to the officer and is free to leave at any time.

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