Cape May sheriff's office seeks to enforce immigration law
Mar 02 2017 by Alex Thomas
The Clarion-Ledger reported that the Vargas had just spoken Wednesday at an immigration press conference in front of Jackson City Hall and was returning home when ICE agents pulled her vehicle over on the freeway.
A woman who identified herself as a DREAMer was arrested after speaking at an immigration press conference in Jackson, Mississippi, CBS affiliate WJTV reports.
Daniela was in the application process for DACA the third time when ICE officials picked her up today in Jackson.
Opponents worry it could lead to racial profiling and damage relationships between law enforcement and the immigrant community.
On Tuesday, Trump hinted he would be willing to adopt a softer position on immigration than he had previously, but on Wednesday CNN reported that a senior White House official saidthat was a lie meant to garner favorable coverage. Proponents see an opportunity to bolster homeland security and to know who, exactly, resides in their community.
Kelly's memos also restart several programs weakened during the Obama administration that allowed local police and jailers to act as immigration agents and use fingerprints collected in local jails to identify immigrants in the US illegally. I grew up in an immigrant farming community in California, and as we debate immigration policy, we must remember that immigrants are the economic and social backbone of our country.
"In 2016, ICE formalized a deconfliction process with the Department of Labor, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the National Labor Relations Board that enhances coordination in cases where federal responsibilities to enforce labor, employment and immigration laws may overlap", an ICE official told Bloomberg BNA in a February 27 e-mail.
Since local police don't have the authority or jurisdiction to detain undocumented immigrants unless they commit a crime, only an ICE agent could arrest them after they're released from jail for whatever crime they committed. Pro bono immigration attorneys will help students and their families better understand how the president's executive orders could affect them. Operations conducted by ICE, he added, are being incorrectly labeled as random raids by the media, as such operations are based on intelligence gathered over a period of time.
"We respectfully urge you to direct ICE to remove the word "Police" from all ICE gear", the letter requests. ICE has said a priority is on public safety threats.
"Four years ago I pointed out the fundamental problem with the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program", writes John Miano at the non-partisan Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). "To me, it's one of the most hard subjects I have because you have these incredible kids".
"Jordan told the Jackson Free Press that one of the officers opened the auto door and told Daniela to get out: "'You know who we are, you know what we're here for, you're here illegally'". And some of the cases, having DACA and they're gang members and they're drug dealers, too.
Part of the policy overhaul - outlined in memos from the Department of Homeland Security but not yet finalized - would significantly broaden the number of people who are prioritized for deportation.
Several Dreamers were invited to the joint session of Congress this week by Democrats as President Trump (pictured) made his first address. Initially, she did not know where they were. "We must restore integrity and the rule of law to our borders", he said.
Charles Thompson, a professor of the practice of cultural anthropology and documentary studies, emphasized that these policies affect the broader community-not just undocumented immigrants. "Bad ones are going out as I speak tonight and as I have promised", he said.