CCR, NDLON and Cardozo Response to ICE Spin

From the Response:

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency’s Spin Cannot Obscure the Truth

Rights Groups’ Advocacy Leads to Critical ICE Admissions and Breakthroughs Related to the Flawed Program

In a document dated August 17, 2010, ICE purports to “set the record straight” on the Secure Communities (S-Comm) program. But ICE’s spin cannot alter the reality and, in fact, this new document contains critical admissions and breakthroughs prompted by community advocacy and federal litigation.

ICE has finally admitted that the majority of persons targeted and deported through S-Comm will never be dangerous criminals.

ICE has finally announced a procedure for local jurisdictions to request to opt-out of the problematic S-Comm program.

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