Should Local Police Add Immigration Beat? A provision which allows state and local government agencies to enforce federal immigration laws continues to draw scrutiny. The 287-G program was the subject of a government report and congressional hearing last week. Chuck Jenkins, a sheriff in Frederick County, Md., and Frank Sharry, an advocate of immigration reform, discuss treatment of undocumented U.S. residents.
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Should Local Police Add Immigration Beat?

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Should Local Police Add Immigration Beat?

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A provision which allows state and local government agencies to enforce federal immigration laws continues to draw scrutiny. The 287-G program was the subject of a government report and congressional hearing last week.

Charles "Chuck" Jenkins, a sheriff in Frederick County, Md., is joined by Frank Sharry, executive director of America's Voice, an organization that favors comprehensive immigration reform. They discuss treatment of undocumented U.S. residents, and why officials in some regions want more federal support to conduct immigration-related law enforcement on local levels.