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Immigration enforcement program to be shut down

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is starting to shut down a program that deputized local police officers to act as immigration agents.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have trained local officers around the country to act as their agencies’ immigration officers. Working either in jails or in the field, the officers can check the immigration status of suspects and place immigration holds on them.

read more: http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/story/2012-02-17/immigration-enforcement-program/53134284/1