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People face West Moreland Boulevard in entrance of the Waukesha County Courthouse on Nov. 9 to protest the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department working with federal businesses within the dealing with of alleged unlawful immigrants by means of what are recognized at 287(g) agreements.(Photo: C.T. Kruger/Now News Group)Buy Photo

An advisory panel Tuesday advisable approval of Waukesha County’s utility to take part in a controversial federal immigration legislation enforcement program.

News of the advice got here after a Milwaukee immigrants rights group reported that former Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr.’s utility for the 287(g) program was rejected.

The Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) would wish to provide remaining approval of the applying from Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson to participate in this system, which is anticipated to take as much as 4 weeks, the sheriff mentioned in a information launch.

The program’s “jail model” permits state or native legislation enforcement entities to companion with ICE to determine what the company calls “criminal aliens” in native jails and switch them over to ICE.

Critics of this system say it’s going to erode bonds of belief and cooperation between immigrants and legislation enforcement, deter reviews of crime and waste tax .

Tuesday, Voces de la Frontera urged Severson to scrap Waukesha County’s utility for 287(g), whereas reporting that Clarke’s utility to this system had been rejected.

Calls and messages late Tuesday afternoon to ICE and Milwaukee County sheriff’s officers weren’t returned.


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