120 Indiana Mayors Are Against Proposed Immigration Bill

By Scott Sarvay

February 22, 2011 Updated Feb 22, 2011 at 3:38 PM EDT

INDIANA (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Many Indiana community leaders are opposing a tough new illegal immigration bill being considered in the State Senate.

120 mayors and 465 members of the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns have signed a pact saying enforcing immigration laws is a federal matter, and they don't want to deal with the costs of doing it themselves.

The bill in the State Senate calls for police to verify citizenship or immigration status of people "in certain situations."

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