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Secure Communities

Connecticut First With ‘Secure Communities’ Immigration Protocols

Connecticut’s prison commissioner has approved protocols for handling requests by federal authorities to detain undocumented immigrants.

03/28/2012

Secure Communities Demonstration (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images News)

Yale Law Clinic Files Suit To Stop Detaining Under “Secure Communities”

A Yale Law School clinic is suing Connecticut officials in an effort to stop them from detaining alleged criminals under a federal immigration enforcement program.

02/23/2012

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Border Patrol agents. (File Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Officials Wary Of Federal Immigration Program

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano said the program should be delayed.

02/20/2012