Oct 262010
 October 26, 2010  Posted by  Surveillance

Kathleen Horan reports:

Immigration advocates and local elected officials are keeping the pressure on Governor Paterson to withdraw New York from participating in ‘Secure Communities,’ a national program that would allow police to share fingerprint information with federal authorities.

Manhattan City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez, who represents upper Manhattan, said Secure Communities would force immigrants to live in fear, worrying that at any moment the could be detained and deported.

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