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DHS OIG releases 287(g) report

"In this review, we determined that ICE needs to continue efforts to implement our prior recommendations. In addition, we identified challenges that may reduce the effectiveness of a review process intended as a resource for ensuring compliance with 287(g) program requirements. ICE needs to (1)...

DOJ strips Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio of immigration powers

The top immigration news on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011 was the Justice Department's dramatic takedown of the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. Here are your must-read blurbs and links: "[W]e have peeled the onion to its core, and earlier today, we shared our findings with MCSO. As...

DHS Budget: 287(g) Down, 'Secure Communities' & E-Verify Up

"A fiscal year 2013 budget brief released by Homeland Security today has some details on the Obama administration’s immigration enforcement priorities, and one of the losers is the federal-local partnership known as 287(g) . The administration is proposing a budget reduction of $17...

CA11 on standing, 287(g) - Garcia Albarran v. Morton (unpub.)

"Corina Garcia Albarran, Maria Lourdes Segobiano-DeSoto, and Luis Magana appeal the dismissal of this action against John Morton, Greg Dozier, Tim Lee and Neil Warren for declaratory and injunctive relief. Plaintiffs sought to have certain agreements between United States Immigration and Customs...

L.A. County Supervisor Hilda Solis on 287(g)

287(g) Motion Q & A

L.A. County: Out with 287(g), In with PEP

"Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to end a controversial program that places immigration agents inside county jails to determine whether inmates are deportable. On a 3-2 vote, the Board of Supervisors severed the county’s contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement,...