June 3, 2011

New York Suspends Participation in Embattled Secure Communities

Posted in Immigration at 3:13 AM by minoritybrief

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that he will immediately suspend New York State’s participation in the embattled Secure Communities deportation program. The move is an important victory for immigrant rights groups who say the program undermines due process — and a discomfiting blow to the federal government’s aggressive commitment of mass deportation.

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