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Secure Communities


‘Lost in Detention’ spotlights government’s controversial Secure Communities program

Secure Communities, the federal government’s controversial immigration program, is increasingly coming under fire as the Obama administration plans to expand it nationwide.


Shift in U.S. deportation policy provides reprieve for immigrant youth, same-sex couples

The Obama administration’s new deportation policy will focus on criminals, providing reprieve for DREAM Act youth and same-sex couples facing the threat of deportation.


Young activists take DREAMs into their own hands

Riding a wave of activism on college campuses, a growing number of undocumented students are going public about their own precarious immigration status.


  Immigration crackdown creates insecure communities

Expanding the federal Secure Communities program nabs 47,000 illegal immigrants but erodes trust in local police.

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