"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 million up
front, and the document suggests a gradual phase-out in favor of Secure Communities, which is described as “more consistent, efficient and cost effective.” ... Another enforcement winner is E-Verify,
the online employee status-check program that is mandatory nationwide,
but which several states have written into anti-illegal immigration laws
as mandatory for employers." - Leslie Berestein Rojas, Multi-American, Feb. 13, 2012.