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October 6, 2009

Today on Huffington Post:

“Toughest Sheriff in America” Stripped of ICE Agent Status

More evidence that 287(g) is deeply flawed. Advocates, experts and many police have criticized the program and demands to end it have increased since the Obama administration’s July announcement that it would expand the Bush-era program without instituting significant reforms. Over 500 organizations sent a letter to the president demanding an end to the program on the grounds that it has been misused by local law enforcement officials, like Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona, to promote racial profiling.

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