Sunday, April 19, 2009

Important Items

This article makes me suspect that the federal investigation into 287(g) in maricopa county might just happen to result in an end to that program and an implementation of a new "improved" law enforcement strategy...
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...
Immigrant Crackdown Joins Failed Wars on Crime and Drugs

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