Saturday, June 18, 2011

New York Elected Officials and Advocates Lambast ICE’s Alleged Improvements to “Secure Communities” Deportation Program

Response to Alleged Improvements to S-Comm
June 17, 2011
by New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC

June 17, 2011

Michelle Fei,, 484.466.6334
Mizue Aizeki,, 914.471.2775

New York, NY (June 17, 2011) – A wide coalition of immigrant advocacy groups, joined by prominent elected officials, today reacted with discontent, anger, and frustration at Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s announcement about alleged improvements to the mass deportation program known as “Secure Communities.” Particularly as the Inspector General plans an investigation into the program, advocates protested against the surface-level modifications that ICE proposed and called for a national end to Secure Communities. [...]

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