Program Yields 260 County Deportation Cases
Byline: Tony Gordon Legal Affairs Writer firstname.lastname@example.org
By identifying illegal immigrants arrested in Lake County as soon as they come into the criminal justice system, the federal Criminal Alien Program has resulted in 260 deportation cases opened since Sept. 1, Sheriff Mark Curran and other officials said Tuesday.
Administered by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement branch of the Department of Homeland Security, the program allows ICE to place a detainer on any illegal immigrant arrested for a felony offense.
The detainer places an indelible mark on an inmateAEs paperwork that follows him or her through the system and upon completion of the …
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Publication information: Article title: Program Yields 260 County Deportation Cases. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: February 25, 2009. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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