287(g) Agreements

Document Date: September 28, 2012

The Section 287(g) program allows certain state and local law enforcement agencies to engage in federal immigration enforcement activities.

The ACLU has strongly opposed the 287(g) program, believing it has led to illegal racial profiling and civil rights abuses while diverting scarce resources from traditional local law enforcement functions and distorting immigration enforcement priorities.

6/27/2012 Reading the Fine Print: DHS Has Not Ended 287(g) in Arizona

5/17/2012 Inappropriate Appropriations: The House Votes to Waste Taxpayer Money on Unnecessary Border and Immigration Enforcement

4/5/2010 End It: 287(g) is Beyond Repair and Harms Local Communities Every Day

10/15/2009 Time For Cobb County To Walk Away From 287(g)

10/5/2009 Government Task Force Pans 287(g)

5/14/2010 ACLU of Georgia Calls for an Immediate End to the 287(g) Program in Cobb County

4/2/2010 DHS Report Confirms Serious Civil Rights Problems With Local Immigration Enforcement Program

10/16/2009 ICE Should End, Not Expand Agreements With Local And State Law Enforcement, Says ACLU

8/27/2009 Over 500 Organizations Demand White House End Flawed State And Local Immigration Enforcement Program

6/27/2009 DHS Continues State And Local Immigration Enforcement Program Without Meaningful Changes

2/7/2017 ACLU Letter To DHS CRCL Re 287G New Jurisdictions

7/11/2016 ACLU Letter to DHS CRCL re 287g Renewals

4/26/2016 ACLU Letter to DHS CRCL re 287g New Jurisdictions

3/15/2016 ACLU Letter to DHS CRCL re 287g Renewals

5/31/2012 ACLU Views on the Department of Homeland Security Act, 2013 (H.R. 5855)

9/23/2011 Coalition Letter to Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Calling for Decrease in DHS Spending on 287(g) and Secure Communities Programs

3/4/2009 ACLU Testimony Submitted for the House Homeland Security Committee hearing titled, “Examining 287(g): The Role of State and Local Enforcement in Immigration Law”

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