Denver Sheriff’s Department asked accepts penalty for making citizenship a requirement
By Marty Carlson
The United States Department of Justice has find the Denver Sheriff’s Department when it found it wrongly made United States citizenship a week job requirement during a recent hiring spree.
Denver Sheriff’s Department has accepted the fine of $10,000.
The Sheriff’s Department, is the biggest Sheriff’s office in Colorado, was fined after required applications for deputy sheriff jobs to be US citizens when hiring from beginning of 2015 through March 2016. 200 deputies were hired during this recruitment.
The term apartment now will have to go through old applications to find applicants who were eliminated because of their citizenship status to reconsider them for future jobs.
The Justice Department’s said the sheriff department violated the immigration and nationality act without having an exemption.
Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952
|Other short titles||McCarran-Walter Act|
|Long title||An Act to revise the laws relating to immigration, naturalization, and nationality; and for other purposes.|
|Enacted by||the 82nd United States Congress|
|Effective||June 27, 1952|
|Statutes at Large||66 Stat. 163|