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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

Los Angeles sheriff accused of barring immigrants right to bail

Secure Communities has been wrapped up in many controversies since its inception. The mandate that allows local and federal to share fingerprints and criminal information so as to target undocumented immigrants for deportation has accidentally flagged U.S. citizens and obstructed basic civil rights of people before; and now, it could be indirectly involved in another [...]

By |2018-03-23T16:36:05+00:00October 19th, 2012|Categories: Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Los Angeles sheriff accused of barring immigrants right to bail