DAI Negotiates Police Acceptance of Parish ID for No. Texas Immigrants

SB4, Immigration, Farmers Branch, Carrollton, Dallas Police Dept.

DAI Negotiates Police Acceptance of Parish ID for No. Texas Immigrants

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Dallas Morning News & More

For the first time in North Texas, immigrants without state ID will be allowed to use parish identification cards to identify themselves with Farmers Branch, Carrollton and Dallas Police Department officers.   Dallas Area Interfaith leaders negotiated this ground breaking police department policy change in the aftermath of the passage of anti-immigrant State Senate Bill 4, in order to engender greater trust between police and immigrants.

More than 1,500 immigrant leaders filled the sanctuary at Mary Immaculate Catholic Church in Farmers Branch in a standing-room-only assembly of leaders across multiple faiths and denominations....