Harris County sheriff stands strong on jail immigration program despite pressure
Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman met with anti-deportation activists on Thursday and stood strongly in support of his jail programs that cooperate with immigration officials to deport criminal illegal aliens. Hickman met with representatives of United We Dream, an organization that seeks to stop all deportations, local immigration attorneys and other community members to discuss the Harris County Sheriff's Office's participation in the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) program 287(g). The program is designed to help keep communities safe by identifying illegal aliens in the Harris County jail and having ICE official detain the individuals when they are released from the jail.
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