Collier County data confirms that only a small percentage of 287(g) detainees are serious criminals: News. Politics. Media

An ICE agent in northern Virginia

Recent data released by Collier County’s Criminal Alien Task Force (CATF) reveals that only a small percentage of those detained under Section 287(g) — a federal program that grants Collier the authority to conduct immigration law enforcement — are actually dangerous criminals, a fact cited in a March 2010 Office of Inspector General report as evidence that 287(g) is failing to meet its proponents’ stated goals. #

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