As Gov. Kim Reynolds announced she would send Iowa State Patrol troopers to the border with Mexico, the state’s top public safety leaders raised concerns whether her commitment would leave enough staff for “law enforcement obligations in Iowa” and run up a “significant cost for sending personnel out of state,” according to records obtained by The Gazette.
Articles Tagged: Immigration
By Justin Ites - Iowa Falls Times Citizen
Federal Government Aug. 22, 2021 9:57 pm
Zalmay Niazy’s journey has been publicized on a national scale, including in June in The Gazette. The Afghanistan native was an interpreter for the U.S. military for three years before he left the country to build a new life in Iowa Falls.
The Fund Excluded Workers Coalition says Iowa City’s and Johnson County’s delay in providing American Rescue Plan money to undocumented workers and others who were essential during the COVID-19 pandemic is a potential violation of the city’s Human Rights ordinance.
“Even if I identify myself as an Iowan, I lack the sense of permanence and security” because she was 4-months-old when her parents brought her from India to Iowa City so they could attend the UI, Pareen Mhatre told members of Congress Thursday.