Two California Counties Drop Homeland Security Program to Detain Illegal Immigrants

BREITBART — According to the Daily Bulletin, the decision by San Bernadino and Riverside county sheriffs’ departments to no longer detain illegal immigrants for the federal government without sufficient probable cause was hailed by immigration rights advocates. The departments are suspending 287(g), a Homeland Security program which grants law enforcement agencies the right to hold undocumented immigrants until the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) can investigate or arrange for deportation. Emilio Amaya, a member of the Justice for Immigrants Coalition in San Bernardino, remarked, “It was the right step in the proper direction. We’re happy with the decision,” [Read More]