ICE to require 287(g) agencies to sign new agreement

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In essence, ICE wants local and state law enforcement agencies paticiparting in the 287(g) program to refocus on more serious crimes rather than relatively minor ones.

“Some police departments check immigration status in a wide variety of crimes. Friday’s directive lays out federal priorities: violent crimes such as rape or robbery, as well as major drug offenses; followed by property crimes, such as burglary and fraud.”