Anti-Secure Communities Press Conference: End It, Don’t Mend It!

On Friday, members of DC Jobs with Justice, La Union de Trabajadores, NDLON and our DC based allies went to offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to send the message that cosmetic reforms to Secure Communities is not an acceptable response. As Congressman Luis Gutierrez put it it, “Only the federal government can turn a $50 traffic violation into a broken family be deporting a parent.” rnrnStay tuned as we continue to push for progressive immigration reform, by limiting the police’s ability to interfere in immigration matters. rnrnCheck out the Huffington Post’s coverage: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/27/secure-communities-immigration-ice_n_1460531.htmlrnrn

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