The San Francisco Board of Supervisors yesterday (Tues/13) approved a resolution calling for the city to adopt stronger policies for resisting federal efforts to deport undocumented immigrants who live here. It is the latest move to support the city’s Sanctuary City status and counter the federal Se Communities (S-Com) program, a new database
Law Enforcement Leaders Express Growing Concern with Se Communities Program
On October 19, 2011, the Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy of the University of California-Berkley, released its report titled “Se Communities by the Numbers: An Analysis of Demographics and Due Process” on Se Communities. Se Communities, or S-Comm, is an immigration enforcement program launched in 2008 by Immigration and Customs…
Prosecutorial Discretion Memo
In August, s after the federal government rescinded state contracts related to the Se Communities immigration enforcement program, those states that at the time were trying to opt out of the controversial fingerprint-sharing program seemed to have little choice but to comply. But there’s another option, click at least according to a California state legislator who is retooling a bill from last year to allow for another kind of out: Restricting how law enforcement agencies hold immigrants for deportation at the request of federal immigration officials.
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Mr. Arpaio hasn’t just been a favorite of the Republicans. The Department of Homeland Security has long been an ally and enabler of Mr. Arpaio through its local-policing programs: 287(g) and Se Communities. On Thursday, hours after the Perez letter was released, it finally ended the sheriff’s 287(g) jail-monitoring program and denied him acc