Las Vegas enforces INA 287(g)

"If you were born in another country and are arrested by Las Vegas police, your name will be checked against a federal database. And if it is found that you are in the country illegally, your name will be forwarded to federal immigration officials and you could be deported." Las Vegas Review-Journal, Oct. 16, 2008. (As appeared on Benders Bulletin). See the full report at http://www.lvrj.com/news/breaking_news/29905099.html



What is Section 287(g)?



INA § 287(g)authorizes the secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to enter into agreements with state and local law enforcement agencies, permitting designated officers to perform immigration law enforcement functions. See more at http://www.ice.gov/partners/287g/Section287_g.htm




1 comment:

Vikas said...

Is it some thing like the recent ICE raids??