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DHS scrapping contentious alien deportation program with one that's more focused

The Homeland Security Department is scrapping a controversial program that was supposed to effectively identify and remove criminal aliens held by state and local law enforcement agencies and replacing it with one that's more focused.

DHS scrapping contentious alien deportation program with one that's more focused

The Homeland Security Department is scrapping a controversial program that was supposed to effectively identify and remove criminal aliens held by state and local law enforcement agencies and replacing it with one that's more focused.

Johnson praises Secure Communities, says messaging is flawed

"I think the goal of the program is a very worthy one that needs to continue," Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said during a House Judiciary Committee  hearing  May 29.

Johnson praises Secure Communities, says messaging is flawed

"I think the goal of the program is a very worthy one that needs to continue," Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said during a House Judiciary Committee  hearing  May 29.

Secure Communities may be retooled to target violent offenders

The Obama administration may soon overhaul the Secure Communities program for immigration enforcement, according to local law enforcement officials who met with President Obama and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson May 13.

Secure Communities may be retooled to target violent offenders

The Obama administration may soon overhaul the Secure Communities program for immigration enforcement, according to local law enforcement officials who met with President Obama and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson May 13.

Federal judge: ICE request led to Fourth Amendment violation

Police in Oregon violated an immigrant's Fourth Amendment rights when they honored an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer request without probable cause, a federal judge ruled April 11. Judge Janice Stewart of the U.S. district court in Oregon ruled (pdf) that Clackamas County misinterpreted the regulation that governs ICE detainers.

Federal judge: ICE request led to Fourth Amendment violation

Police in Oregon violated an immigrant's Fourth Amendment rights when they honored an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainer request without probable cause, a federal judge ruled April 11. Judge Janice Stewart of the U.S. district court in Oregon ruled (pdf) that Clackamas County misinterpreted the regulation that governs ICE detainers.

ICE detainer requests under Secure Communities raise Fourth Amendment issues

The 2012  ruling  by the Supreme Court on a controversial Arizona state law show why that's the case, both when the court struck down key parts, and when that it upheld a section of the law as constitutional, says Christopher Lasch, an assistant professor at the University of Denver law school. He writes in a  paper  published by the Immigration Policy Center.

ICE detainer requests under Secure Communities raise Fourth Amendment issues

The 2012  ruling  by the Supreme Court on a controversial Arizona state law show why that's the case, both when the court struck down key parts, and when that it upheld a section of the law as constitutional, says Christopher Lasch, an assistant professor at the University of Denver law school. He writes in a  paper  published by the Immigration Policy Center.