Today, the Spanish-language press covers reactions to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) report criticizing the 287(g) enforcement program. A new California poll shows Republican support for immigration reform, as activists gear up for demonstrations on April 10th.
DHS criticizes ICE. The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Office of Inspector General released a report last week severely criticizing the implementation of the 287(g) program, which allows local police to act as federal immigration officials. The 287(g) program is administered by DHS agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). AOL Latino publishes the column “The ills of 287(g)” by Rafael Prieto of America’s Voice on the topic. EFE, IPS and Notimex have more on the story.