Having Mayor Cresitello’s plans thwarted is not a true or total victory, but certainly it is a victory. The mayor previously commanded his police force to follow anyone that had picked up a day laborer and find any minor excuse to pull them over and demand everyone’s proof of citizenship. I can only imagine what he’d have them doing if they were certified as immigration officers under 287(g).
DR: The county is right to oppose Mayor C’s immigration plans
Monday February 25, 2008, 6:10 PM
Morris County rightly balked at expanding the county lockup to accommodate Morristown Mayor Donald Cresitello’s plans for rounding up illegal aliens, according to a Daily Record editorial: