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NEW REPORT: Impact of Secure Communities on Latinos and Local Law Enforcement in Eastern Washington

How has the immigration enforcement program Secure Communities impacted Latino communities in Central and Eastern Washington State? Secure Communities increases cooperation between local jails and the federal government to identify undocumented immigrants for deportation. Implemented in Yakima, Franklin, Benton and Walla Walla counties in the summer of 2011, Secure Communities has been both supported and […]

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NIIC – P.A.R. Officers in Aurora, Colorado

Written by Spencer May ’13 Dave could be a Marine – his broad shoulders and shaved head could pass him for a Sergeant Major, but at the National Immigrant Integration Conference in Seattle, Dave only wore casual clothes and a navy-blue polo shirt with the acronym “P.A.R.”  What did P.A.R. stand for, and why was […]

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Secure Communities Research Project with OneAmerica

“State of the State” researchers Spencer May, Madelyn Peterson, Daniel Merritt (left to right).  Project Title:  “Inmigración, Comunidad, y Seguridad” (Immigration, Community, and Security) – How Secure Communities Affects Latinos and Local Law Enforcement in Eastern Washington State. Partner: OneAmerica Location: Secure Communities in Franklin, Benton, Walla Walla and Yakima Counties, WA This Fall, we are researching the effects […]

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