Fed Policy Inspires Nation-Wide Protests: What is the Secure Communities Act?
Immigration 101: What is the Secure Communities Program?
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 08/17/2011 - 18:43

Latinos have hit the streets in the past month to protest the Secure Communities program, which the government uses as a tool to deport undocumented immigrants with criminal records and repeat immigration violators. This week, some 200 protesters walked out of a Los Angeles public meeting led by a task force assigned to review the program and another 70 protested in front of President Obama’s campaign headquarters in Chicago, just two of several protests in held in six cities, according to the New York Times, with more to come.


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