New Developments in S-Comm and Next Generation Identification

New Developments in S-Comm and Next Generation Identification

Aug 2nd, 2012

New Developments in Secure Communities and the Next Generation Identification Initiative Advocates Confront FBI about its Role in Massive Deportation Program In June, advocates traveled […]

Press Release: Precedent-Setting Ruling in E-FOIA Case (CCR)

Press Release: Precedent-Setting Ruling in E-FOIA Case (CCR)

Jul 16th, 2012

Court Orders FBI, DHS and ICE to Lift “Veil of Secrecy” and Comply With Freedom of Information Act

“Sort of True” Still “Good Enuf” for ICE: Newly Disclosed Documents Confirm ICE Detainers are Voluntary, Suggest ICE Misled Public About Costs of Compliance

“Sort of True” Still “Good Enuf” for ICE: Newly Disclosed Documents Confirm ICE Detainers are Voluntary, Suggest ICE Misled Public About Costs of Compliance

Jul 6th, 2012

Newly disclosed internal documents from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) repeatedly describe immigration detainers as voluntary “requests” and confirm that there is no “procedure[] to force a[ local law enforcement agency] to honor detainers.”

Newly Obtained Documents Reveal Secure Communities Program Leads to Deportations of People Who Have Never Been Arrested, Despite Objection of California Department of Justice (PR)

Newly Obtained Documents Reveal Secure Communities Program Leads to Deportations of People Who Have Never Been Arrested, Despite Objection of California Department of Justice (PR)

Jul 3rd, 2012

Today, advocates released emails from the FBI and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) that show that ICE’s controversial Secure Communities deportation program is sweeping in individuals who have never been criminally arrested, despite objections raised by the California Department of Justice.

How Far Will the Government Go in Collecting and Storing All Our Personal Data? New FBI Documents Shed Light on the Answer (Firedog Lake)

How Far Will the Government Go in Collecting and Storing All Our Personal Data? New FBI Documents Shed Light on the Answer (Firedog Lake)

Nov 10th, 20111 Comment

NGI is a massive database program that collects and stores personal identifying information such as fingerprints, palm prints, iris scans, scars, marks, tattoos, facial characteristics, and voice recognition.

Press Release: New Documents Show Secure Communities Fuels FBI’s Rapidly Expanding Surveillance System While Ignoring States’ Concerns

Press Release: New Documents Show Secure Communities Fuels FBI’s Rapidly Expanding Surveillance System While Ignoring States’ Concerns

Nov 10th, 2011No Comments

Today, the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), and the Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic released internal government documents concerning the controversial Secure Communities program (S-Comm), newly obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit.

New FBI Documents Released 11-10-11

New FBI Documents Released 11-10-11

Nov 10th, 20111 Comment

NDLON, CCR and the Cardozo Law Immigration Justice Clinic have released a new set of documents produced by the FBI through the Freedom of Information Act lawsuit NDLON v. ICE.

Supervisors ask sheriff to examine Secure Communities (Santa Cruz)

Supervisors ask sheriff to examine Secure Communities (Santa Cruz)

Oct 27th, 2011No Comments

SANTA CRUZ – In response to reports on the efficacy of the Secure Communities program and concerns about the expansion of the federal immigration initiative, the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to instruct the Sheriff’s Office to produce a report on how the program can best be managed locally.

County leads U.S. in deportation of non-criminals (Monterey County)

County leads U.S. in deportation of non-criminals (Monterey County)

Oct 27th, 2011No Comments

Most immigrants detained and deported in Monterey County under a controversial federal enforcement program have committed no crimes, federal statistics show.