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False Promises: The Failure of Se Communities in Miami-Dade County , Florida – RISEP

This report1 addresses the impact on Miami-Dade County of the Se Communities program, currently one of the primary federal immigration enforcement programs administered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). DHS claims that the program prioritizes the removal of convicted criminal aliens who pose a danger to national security or public safety, repeat violators who game the immigration system, those who fail to appear at immigration hearings, and fugitives who have already been ordered removed by an immigration judge


Faith in the Trust Act – latimes.com

In vetoing a bill last year that would have curtailed some deportations under the federal program known as Se Communities, try Gov. Jerry Brown explained that he feared it would block immigration authorities from removing some genuinely dangerous criminals. Now, a new bill is moving through the Legislature, and it attempts to fix the problems of…