The MexicoBlog of the Americas Program, a fiscally sponsored program of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), is written by Laura Carlsen. I monitor and analyze international press on Mexico, with a focus on security, immigration, human rights and social movements for peace and justice, from a feminist perspective. And sometimes I simply muse.
May 30, 2011
Immigration crackdown: California Assembly votes to opt-out of Secure Communities
Immigration program opt-out OKd by Assembly: "The California Assembly approved a bill Thursday to allow counties to opt out of a federal program (Secure Communities) to combat illegal immigration that opponents say rips families apart, leads to racial profiling and erodes trust between law enforcement and immigrants."
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