287(g)

The 287(g) program was created in 2001 to grant local law enforcement the authority to enforce civil immigration laws.  The predecessor to the Secure Communities deportation program, recipe 287(g) sent a chilling effect through immigrant communities and sparked a series of on-going Department of Justice investigations as examples of racial profiling and abuse of power in Maricopa County, view Arizona and places like Gwinnett and Cobb Counties in Georgia became notorious examples of the flawed logic of conscripting police in immigration policies.

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Rights Groups Demand Termination of Controversial 287(g) Deportation Program

12-12-2012 NHITS4933 Press Releases NDLON Staff - avatar NDLON Staff

 Urge President to End Instead of Expand 287(g), Honor Promises of Reform   Washington, DC 12.13.12  Today rights groups across the country are participating on a national call-in day to the White House...

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National Protest of Sheriff Baca's Immigration Policy TODAY in Downtown Los Angeles

22-02-2012 NHITS8071 Press Releases B. Loewe - avatar B. Loewe

IMMIGRANT RIGHTS LEADERS FROM ACROSS NATION RALLY TO PROTEST SHERIFF BACA'S IMMIGRATION POLICY AND TO PROMOTE GROUNDBREAKING LEGISLATION: "RESTORE TRUST IN LAW ENFORCEMENT. STOP THE ARIZONiFICATION OF CALIFORNIA:  END S-COMM"   Who:  Over...

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Call to Stop 287(g)

12-12-2012 NHITS42402 Take Action NDLON Staff - avatar NDLON Staff

Call to Stop 287(g)

Sheriffs in several states have asked the federal government to expand their local deportation powers. The new agreements will be reviewed by DHS as soon as next week. Can you...

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En Terreno Hostil: Un Reporte de Amnesty…

05-04-2012 NHITS7813 Resources NDLON Staff - avatar NDLON Staff

En Terreno Hostil: Las Violaciones de los Derechos Humanos

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