S-Comm

Mayor-elect Walsh announces opposition to "Secure Communities"

ACLU of Massachusetts praises Boston's incoming mayor for standing up to the Federal S-Comm deportation dragnet.

TRUST Act heads to state Judiciary Committee

Massachusetts bill seeks to limit impact of controversial "Secure Communities" deportation program.

En español: Audiencia para el Acta de Confianza en la Cámara Estatal de Massachusetts

Immigrant advocates rally Wednesday for Massachusetts TRUST Act

Campaign aims to protect immigrant families from mass deportation and move immigration debate forward.

Three reasons why S-Comm numbers do not add up


Laura Rotolo

Laura Rótolo, FOIA counsel and community advocate for the ACLU of Massachusetts, originally wrote this guest blog for Boston.com.

Sunday's article on Secure Communities asks some important questions. Why, despite the Obama administration's focus on deporting criminals, do the numbers tell a different story? Why does the administration's signature program, Secure Communities (S-Comm), continue to deport so many undocumented workers and so few dangerous persons?