DHS budget proposes discontinuing 287(g) in some jurisdictions

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.” - Multi-American 02.12.2012

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