Under INA 287(g), states may be authorized to participate in law enforcement? What are some of the implementation challenges of this program?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 21, 2019, 11:41 pm ad1c9bdddf
The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) Section 287(g), which is highly controversial because it authorizes the federal government to enter into agreements with state and local law enforcement agencies, quintessentially allowing these state governments to perform duties that were previously done by Immigration and Customs Enforcement has many pitfalls that would prevent successful implementation. The most important pitfall that hampers the effectiveness of this section is the fact that many law enforcement officers in states with large populations of immigrants face stringent and vitriol resistance from many different facets of society. In 3 states I have lived in over the last 4 years with large Hispanic populations such as Texas, California, and Arizona not only does ...
The solution discusses states that may be authorized to participate in law enforcement and some of the implementation challenges of this program.