Houston Discusses New Jail Screening Program
"The Harris County Sheriff's Office and U.S. immigration officials are negotiating the "finer points" of an agreement that would continue their partnership through an embattled jail screening program, officials said," the Houston Chronicle reports.
"The sheriff's agreement - and those of many other participants nationwide in the program known as 287(g) - is set to expire this fall amid mounting controversy and confusion over the Obama administration's plans for the program, which deputizes local law enforcement to assist immigration agents."
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