Press Statement: DHS Terminates Secure Communities Agreements with States; Says States Must Comply RegardlessFriday, August 5, 2011
In the wake of decisions by the governors of Illinois, New York and Massachusetts to reject the controversial Secure Communities program, the Obama Administration has disregarded the concerns they, as well as other public officials and law enforcement officers across the nation, raised by today announcing that DHS will continue its rapid rollout of the program - without state authorization - and is terminating all Memoranda Of Agreement (MOAs) with states that have implemented the program. The MOAs contained provisions stating that states could termin
NYIC Joins Rep. Yvette Clarke and Rep. Luis Gutierrez at Immigration Forum Calling for an End to Unjust DeportationsSaturday, June 18, 2011
Today, the New York Immigration Coalition joined Congress Members Yvette Clarke and Luis Gutierrez at a public forum in Brooklyn to highlight the urgent need to reform our immigration system and put an end to the senseless deportations and suffering of families.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011