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Immigration Policy Center
December 2013

The Faulty Legal Arguments Behind Immigration Detainers
By Christopher Lasch, Esq.

Secure Communities does not focus on the removal of noncitizens who have committed serious crimes. Opponents of Secure Communities argue that the program instead encourages racial profiling, diverts local resources from crime control, and makes communities less safe by discouraging immigrants from reporting crimes or cooperating with police......[citing TRAC research].

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