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Yale Law School immigration clinic files class action lawsuit challenging 'Secure Communities' detainers

"An immigration law clinic at Yale Law School has filed a federal class action lawsuit challenging the use of detainers by Immigration and Customs Enforcement and asked Wednesday that the suit be expedited now that ICE is rolling out Secure Communities in Connecticut statewide." - New...

CRS on Immigration Detainers: From S-Comm to PEP

"Numerous questions about immigration detainers have been raised recently as a result of the Secure Communities program. These questions include (1) whether DHS’s detainer regulations and practices are beyond its statutory authority; (2) whether states and localities are required to comply...

TRAC: ICE Detainer Use Stabilizes Under Priority Enforcement Program

TRAC, Jan. 21, 2016 - " The 7,117 detainers issued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) during October 2015 suggests that their use appears to have stabilized in the four months since the launch of the Priority Enforcement Program (PEP) in June 2015. Thus PEP, which replaced the Secure Communities...