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What else will it take?
Boston Herald ^ | August 24, 2011 | Boston Herald -Opinion

Posted on 08/24/2011 5:14:51 PM PDT by moonshinner_09

Opponents of the Secure Communities program like to paint the most sympathetic picture of the “victims” of this immigration enforcement effort — say, for example, the 18-year-old girl brought to the U.S. as a child, arrested for driving without a license and facing deportation to an unfamiliar country.

Never, ever do they hold up the Nicolas Guamans of the world as an example of the crying need to identify and deport those illegal immigrants who pose a very real threat to community safety — which is what the program is all about.

Guaman, who stands accused of running down a motorcyclist in Milford while driving drunk on Saturday (his 6-year-old in tow), is just the latest poster child for Secure Communities, which calls on police to submit the fingerprints of criminal suspects to a federal immigration database. The feds then determine whether to initiate deportation proceedings.Well, that’s the way it should work, but because the program is only in use in Boston it didn’t in this case (or in the one involving the suspected killer of a mother and son back in February, or in God knows how many others).

Because, of course, this wasn’t Guaman’s first brush with the law. In addition to several previous citations for driving without a license, he was charged in 2008 with breaking and entering and assaulting a cop in connection with a home invasion, and served probation. But in the absence of a program like Secure Communities, well, that was the end of that. He was then free to drink all day at his sister’s house in Milford on Saturday, as investigators allege, then get behind the wheel and run smack into poor Matthew Denice.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: alien; aliens; drunkdriver; immigration; securecommunities
Is this in Massachusetts results In commects one posts - Just don't deport them for stealing cars because that's not a serious crime ? I think there was a post on this matter here?
1 posted on 08/24/2011 5:14:56 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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Authorities: Baby Thrown From Parking Structure Dies
Sonia Hermosillo Accused Of Throwing 7-Month-Old Son From Parking Garage At Orange County Hospital
Bail was set at $1 million for 31-year-old Sonia Hermosillo, although she was already being held on a no-bail immigration hold..

2 posted on 08/24/2011 5:45:52 PM PDT by moonshinner_09
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3 posted on 08/24/2011 7:43:59 PM PDT by HiJinx ("The wealthy and satisfied do not migrate, they stagnate." ~ Louis L'Amour)
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