Posts Tagged ‘Secure Communities’

Supreme Court Ruling on Arizona’s Immigration Law not a Victory for Immigrant Communities

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, Politics

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that largely amends Arizona’s controversial 2010 anti-immigration law. However, despite ruling out several important elements, the court upheld the “show me your papers” provision, which authorizes police officers to operate random identity checks on “suspicious” persons. By Laurent Berstecher   The Court ruled out three key provisions [&hellip
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Local Pols Fight Secure Communities Program

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News

This week, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, along with several members of the City Council, held a press conference demanding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) halt the activation of Secure Communities in New York City. According to a press release from the City Council, Secure Communities requires fingerprints taken by local law enforcement [&hellip
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