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McCain, a moderate who has been working with Senate colleagues on a plan for comprehensive immigration reform, said he was “very concerned” about the releases because they are an early indicator of what could happen if sequestration goes into effect Friday. “These people should not be released,” he said. “There’s a reason why they were incarcerated.”
Michael Chertoff was secretary of homeland security in the George W. Bush administration and is chairman and co-founder of the Chertoff Group, a global security advisory firm. T wice in the past decade, the Senate has tried to pass immigration reform .
The GOP is toughening its stance on immigration in its 2012 party platform.
12.21.2012 - Los Angeles, CA Today, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) announced revisions to the controversial Secure Communities deportation program.
For those in Arizona concerned about issues related to immigration , it can be frustrating how difficult it often is to define precisely where our state stands on these issues.
At a news conference on Tuesday, Mayor said he would propose an ordinance that would bar police officers from turning over illegal immigrants to federal agents if the immigrants do not have serious criminal convictions or outstanding criminal warrants. In contrast to the Obama administration’s long-running confrontation with officials in Arizona, who are mostly Republicans, the latest challenge to the president’s immigration policies comes from Mr. Emanuel, his former chief of staff, and from other Democratic allies in ’s hometown.
WASHINGTON — A computer specialist is suing the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security after a controversial fingerprint-sharing program incorrectly identified him as an illegal immigrant and authorities ordered him detained in a maximum-security prison.
The activation of Secure Communities (S-Comm) last month basically put New York City in the same category as Arizona, whose recent law, SB 1070, is regarded as the most draconian immigration law in the country. That is because in New York City, S-Comm is combined with the New York Police Department’s (NYPD) policy of Stop and Frisk.
On Thursday, the U.S.
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The Obama administration is forcing police departments across the country to create partnerships with ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) that will lead to the deportation of more and more people.
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Sheriff Daron Hall announces the end of Davidson County's controversial deportation program, but questions remain | City LimitsAfter nearly five years of controversies, bad headlines and a sustained cry of protest from Nashville's immigrant community, Davidson County Sheriff Daron Hall held a press conference Tuesday morning announcing that his office will no longer participate in the unpopular Immigration and Customs Enforcement program known as 287(g). Hall told reporters that when the city's memorandum of agreement with ICE for 287(g) expires on Oct. 8, his office will not seek renewal of its contract.
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It hasn’t come without hesitation and it hasn’t come without quite a bit of pressure from all angles, but after one quarter of cooperating with the federal government’s Secure Communities program, Chelsea Police indicate that the feds are not overstepping their boundaries and it is making the community more safe.