A recent article in U.S. News and World Report, quoted Mary Giovagnoli, Director of the...
Immigration Control Program Morphing Into Prisoner Screening Program
Published on Wed, May 05, 2010
The 287(g) program, a lightning rod for criticism, is slowly and quietly melting into an expanded version of Secure Communities, a different and more under-the-radar government program.
Advocates and experts have noticed the switch, as the line to sign up for 287(g), a program that deputizes local police officers to enforce immigration law, has slowed, and the support for Secure Communities, a program screening prisoners for immigration status, grows.
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