menu – Study Claims Cops Can’t Police Illegals and Citizens

A U.S. government program empowering local police officers to enforce immigration laws undermines their efforts to maintain public safety, according to a report released on Wednesday.

The report by the nonpartisan Police Foundation criticized aspects of the 287 (g) program run by the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, which deputizes officers from local police agencies to enforce immigration laws.

Read the report “The Role of Local Police: Striking a Balance Between Immigration Enforcement and Civil Liberties” at The Police Foundation.