The Washington Times - October 23, 2011, 03:55PM

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray has issued an executive order prohibiting public-safety officers from asking people about their immigration status. What’s up with that?






“From the police’s point of view, they need to be as neutral as possible.”

Tristram Lawson, South Australia, IT education, 29







“I think they should inquire. With things being the way they are, you want to stay on top of things in terms of security.”

Gordon Goodson, unemployed, Falls Church, 63








“What’s the relevance? I don’t think people need to be asked.”

Chasta Piatakovas, staff assistant, Arlington, 35







“If there is something illegal going on or there’s a tip. But just to ask, I personally don’t think they have a right.”

Brittany Ceaser, Falls Church, contractor, 24