On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it was terminating all Memoranda of Agreements (MOA) that it had signed with state and local jurisdictions related to the Secure Communities (S-Comm) Program. Now, Immigrant rights activists are outraged about the announcement -- and rightly so. Continuar »
On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security unilaterally cancelled its Memorandum of Agreements (MOA) on Secure Communities (S-COMM), an immigration enforcement program of the Obama administration that was sold to state governments as a way to identify and deport serious criminals. Continuar »
On Friday, the Department of Homeland Security unilaterally cancelled its Memorandum of Agreements (MOA) on Secure Communities (S-COMM), an immigration enforcement program of the Obama administration that was sold to state governments as a way to identify and deport serious criminals. Over the past several months, Governor Patrick... Continuar »
Federal immigration officials announced Friday that they were terminating the joint agreements with state and local governments that have been at the center of a controversy surrounding a national fingerprint-sharing program, although they said they would continue setting up the program unilaterally. Continuar »
Activists are outraged over a Friday announcement from the Department of Homeland Security that it will move ahead with its controversial Secure Communities immigration enforcement program, even if states do not agree to participate. Continuar »
The Federal government's rogue agency is at it again. In a late Friday afternoon surprise announcement, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that it would rescind all 39 memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with states to implement "Secure Communities" (S-Comm.) Continuar »
Remember when we reported that DHS was in cahoots with the FBI re: the Secure Communities (S-Comm) Program, and how S-Comm was a stepping stone for a more invasive program that the FBI is calling their "Next Generation Initiative?" Continuar »
With an estimated 4 million American citizen children having at least one undocumented immigrant parent, American children are in urgent need of immigration reform. We need public policy that ensures these children will be financially and physically cared for in their land of origin. Continuar »
A welcome development in the Secure Communities saga: A federal judge in New York has demanded that the feds hand over some "potentially embarrassing" documents relating to the Secure Communities program. Continuar »
SOME CITIES and states risk more by cooperating with the federal Secure Communities program than they gain. The US Department of Homeland Security needs to craft a better program if it hopes to recruit and retain local law enforcement in its effort to control illegal immigration. Continuar »