Skip to comments.Alabama immigration group presents Department of Homeland Security with petition
Posted on 09/13/2012 5:14:50 PM PDT by Condor 63
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- An immigrant advocacy group says it wants the Department of Homeland Security to halt a program in Alabama that has led to the deportation of a number of illegal immigrants arrested for minor offenses.
Officials with the Alabama Coalition for Immigrant Justice said at a press conference late this afternoon that this evening they were presenting a petition, with more than 10,000 signatures on it, asking that DHS halt its Secure Communities program in the state. Secure Communities was designed as a nationwide program to target illegal immigrants who have the most serious criminal histories. The program has been around more than a decade, long before Alabama's legislature last year enacted a stringent state immigration law, most of which is now blocked from implementation by courts while lawsuits challenging it are pending.
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how’s about we deport the advocacy group too.