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State and Local Agencies & Immigration Enforcement: Growing Role, Growing Questions

Posted by Migration Policy Institute on April 26th, 2011

LAPC2011-Panel2This panel examines the federal/state partnerships related to immigration enforcement, including a discussion of 287(g) agreements and Secure Communities, the increasing role played by state and local law enforcement, and the impact of these federal and state immigration measures, including local community perspective. Panelists include Charlie T. Deane, Chief of Police, Prince William County Police Department; Laura G. McHenry, Senior Attorney/Director of Training, Immigration Services, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Atlanta; Michele Waslin, Senior Policy Analyst, Immigration Policy Center, American Immigration Council; and Chuck Wexler, Executive Director, Police Executive Research Forum. The panel is moderated by Maria M. Odom, Executive Director of Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.

Video for the 8th Annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference can be found here.
Related research: Delegation and Divergence: A Study of 287(g) State and Local Immigration Enforcement

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