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Federal officials cut back on 287(g), promote Secure Communities

We have talked about the 287(g) program before, but certainly not on the same scale as Secure Communities. The two programs work towards the same end -- identifying illegal immigrants and deporting them accordingly -- but in different ways. 287(g) partners federal and local agencies by training certain local officers to carry out federal immigration [...]

By |2018-04-17T16:48:36+00:00December 27th, 2012|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Federal officials cut back on 287(g), promote Secure Communities

Miramonte parents uneasy over potential deportation trouble

The parents of students at Miramonte Elementary School are uncertain about coming forward to authorities regarding the school's sexual abuse scandal, citing the potential for deportation. It's an issue of an immigrant's rights in a police case, and with programs like Secure Communities and 287 (g) on the books - the latter of which is [...]

By |2018-03-26T17:53:36+00:00February 13th, 2012|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Miramonte parents uneasy over potential deportation trouble

Federal authorities institute hotline as resource for detainees

We have talked about the Secure Communities program in this blog before, a controversial law that allows local and state authorities to request extended periods of detainment for suspects who they believe are not legal U.S. citizens. In response to the criticisms of the program and deportation laws of its kind, federal immigration officials are [...]

By |2018-03-28T14:02:54+00:00December 30th, 2011|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Federal authorities institute hotline as resource for detainees