State and Local Roundup

states NJ: Cresitello Defends Immigration Enforcement Plan - Mayor Donald Cresitello defended his proposal to have local police enforce federal immigration laws during a forum Saturday that included a panel of immigration lawyers and advocates.

UT: Some Agencies Resist Role Enforcing ICE Laws - Some law-enforcement leaders in Salt Lake County have been outspoken about their reservations to cross-deputize their officers, but others are waiting before making a decision.

TX: Backlash Grows over Screenings for ICE At Jail - Mayor Bill White is facing increasing hostility over his decision to have the city participate in a federal program that trains local jailers to act as immigration agents.