Dems Back Body Cameras For ICE Agents


Dems back body cameras for ICE agents

Democrats in the House want to require immigration agents to wear body cameras amid concerns over increased immigration enforcement and the hiring of new agents.

Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-N.Y.) introduced a bill to that effect Friday, with 18 Democratic co-sponsors.

Clarke said the measure is necessary to protect those targeted by immigration enforcement from potential abuse.

Clarke cited “promising” early results in getting regular law enforcement officers to wear body cameras as a motivation for the proposal.

“We should apply this same approach to immigration enforcement. Immigrants and their families are entitled to respect for their humanity and to the …

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