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PSP No Longer Allowed to Ask About Immigration Status During Stops, Reaches Settlement in Profiling Lawsuit

Sarit Laschinsky

State police troopers are no longer allowed to ask about the immigration status during traffic stops. WITF’s Anthony Orozco reports the change will prevent them from acting as immigration authorities.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2022/04/06/pennsylvania-state-police-settle-profiling-immigration-suit/

(Original air-date: 4/8/22)

Anthony Orozco is the Latino communities reporter for WITF. Anthony joined PA Post in May 2020 as a Report For America corps member and transitioned to WITF in August 2020. He has worked in central Pennsylvania as a journalist, poet and community organizer since graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Cincinnati in 2012.