Fast-Tracking Secure Communities
"Secure Communities" is coming your way.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) says that it plans to have the new “criminal alien” program working in most communities in the next four years.
Unlike the controversial 287(g) Program, which cross-designates local police as immigration agents, Secure Communities is fostering “inter-operability” between ICE and all federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The program works by making checks by law enforcement offices of criminal (FBI) and immigration (ICE) databases automatic. (more...)
Also check out this report on the changes in the approach to immigration, as well as how it's not likely to be any better...
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