Results related to “Secure Communities”
by Aura Bogado on July 10 2014, 1:31PM
Will Samuel Sixtos-Gomez be deported for driving without a license?
by Aura Bogado on September 12 2013, 7:00AM
Despite earlier claims, Sheriff Lee Baca is turning people convicted of trivial offenses over to immigration authorities at record numbers.
Connecticut’s legislature unanimously agreed to limit the state’s compliance with the federal Secure Communities deportation program.
by Jorge Rivas on December 5 2012, 5:04PM
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca said Wednesday he will no longer honor federal requests to hold some undocumented immigrants.
The bills, inspired in part by Colorlines.com’s Shattered Families investigation, take steps to stop U.S. citizen children from getting stuck in foster care if their parents are detained and deported.
by Jorge Rivas on August 23 2012, 4:44PM
LA County is spending $26 million a year to hold undocumented immigrants under the Secure Communities program.
by Jorge Rivas on July 3 2012, 2:34PM
The lawsuit is the first litigation challenging Secure Communities.
Despite the Obama administration’s protest of Monday’s Supreme Court ruling, federal immigration officials are poised to continue detaining people rounded up through the state’s “show me your papers” law.
by Jorge Rivas on June 12 2012, 4:55PM
On Tuesday, by a vote of 5 to 2, the California State Senate’s Public Safety Committee approved the new version of AB 1081, also known as the TRUST Act.
by Jorge Rivas on June 12 2012, 12:09PM
California lawmakers will decide Tuesday whether to set strict limits on how local law enforcement agencies participate in a controversial federal immigration program, Secure Communities.
by Jorge Rivas on June 5 2012, 11:49AM
The Council members city community trust as one of the reasons for defying the federal orders to implement Secure Communities.
by Jorge Rivas on May 14 2012, 5:33PM
Despite opposition from the governors of New York and Massachusetts, federal immigration authorities are moving forward to implement Secure Communities in both states.
by Julianne Hing on May 3 2012, 9:05AM
Those with an otherwise clean criminal record who are arrested for minor traffic violations won’t be flagged for deportation unless they’re convicted first, ICE announced.
by Julianne Hing on March 16 2012, 10:29AM
The Obama administration is willing to pay big money to make sure the politically symbolic Cook County doesn’t ditch its marquee immigration enforcement program. Key lessons? Fighting unjust policy with a fiscal argument has its limitations.
by Jorge Rivas on March 5 2012, 10:55AM
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has signed executive order prohibiting police officers from asking people they come in contact with about their immigration status.
by Jorge Rivas on February 13 2012, 5:33PM
Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca on Friday mailed a letter to an estimated 1,400 parents of students at Miramonte Elementary telling them “not to worry about immigration status” if they had any information on the sexual abuse scandal that has…
by Jorge Rivas on February 10 2012, 8:39AM
As the Miramonte Elementary School sex scandal grows, new reports claim that some parents didn’t report their children’s abuse because of their legal status.