3 Reasons Why Cities Should Not Sign 287(g) Agreements With ICE

By September 23, 2020In the News

3 Reasons Why Cities Should Not Sign 287(g) Agreements With ICE  

Melissa Cruz, Immigration Impact (September 21, 2020) 

Since 2006 the 287 (g) program has allowed state and local police departments to collaborate with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), deputizing law enforcement to perform the functions of federal immigration agents. In response to the announcement that the Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) had signed on to this agreement, many argue that its implementation has led to civil rights violations cautioning other cities to avoid the program.

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