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Texas Sheriff's Statement Raises Alarms About New Deportation Program

07/03/2015 / posted by Salvador G Sarmiento / Topic: Press Releases

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 3, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org Texas Sheriff's Statement Raises Alarms About New Deportation Program "All they did was change the name" says Travis County Sheriff Austin, Texas--According to Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton, the new Priority Enforcement Program (PEP), which replaced the failed Secure Communities deportation program, is "pretty close" to the same thing. In a video released of the sheriff's testimony before the Travis County Commissioners Court earlier this year, the sheriff explains that the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has merely changed the title of the program. "All they did was change the name," said Sheriff Hamilton of...

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