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Document on Opting Out of Immigration Enforcement Program Mysteriously Disappears

By | 10.20.10 | 4:10 pm

An Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokeswoman said not to read too much into it, but the August document listing steps for communities to opt out of the Secure Communities program seems to have disappeared from the ICE website. The document was one of several written records More…

Communities Opt Out of Immigration Enforcement Program

By | 09.29.10 | 2:48 pm

The first state communities are beginning to opt out of Secure Communities, a fingerprint-sharing program between local police and federal immigration enforcement officers. The program, which the Department of Homeland Security plans to extend nationwide by 2013, goes against some communities’ philosophies about policing immigration. Although the program has always More…