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Results related to “Secure Communies”

Report: Latinos Scared To Report Crime Because of Local Immigration Enforcement

by Seth Freed Wessler on May 7 2013, 2:36PM

A new poll finds that nearly half of Latinos and 70 percent of undocumented immigrants say they’re unlikely to call the cops if they’re the victim of a crime out of fear of immigration enforcement.

Topics: Immigration Reform, /NOW

California A.G.'s New Position on Deportation is a Win for Immigrant Rights

California A.G.’s New Position on Deportation is a Win for Immigrant Rights

by Jorge Rivas on December 5 2012, 2:15PM

Harris’ announcement is seen as a win for immigration reform because she is the chief law officer of the state that boasts the largest number of Secure Communities deportations.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Won’t Hand Over Low Level Arrestees to Immigration Officials

by Julianne Hing on October 5 2012, 4:01PM

Los Angeles, home to 750,000 immigrants, could see a big shift in immigration enforcement soon.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Day Laborers Denounce Governor Brown’s Veto of TRUST Act

by Jorge Rivas on October 1 2012, 5:42PM

The TRUST Act could have been a significant blow to the Secure Communities program because over a quarter of ‘S-Comm deportations’ are currently from California.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

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