ICE's 287(g) Agreements Extended through the End of the Year
Posted on Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 14:48 pm
Earlier this month, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that it will temporarily extend all 287(g) agreements through the end of the year, in order to provide the agency with time to consider the program's future. The agreements, made between ICE and 57 state and local law enforcement agencies, deputize local officials to assist ICE in enforcing Federal immigration law. The program has come under fire because of accusations of racial profiling as well as inefficient allocation of resources, especially in light of the near nation-wide implementation of the Secure Communities program. Learn more.