Exit New York State Community Safety Plan

Exit New York State Community Safety Plan

New York City : NY : USA | Jun 02, 2011 at 1:08 PM PDT
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New York State announced Changge mo 1, the controversial suspension of participation, special deportation of immigrants have Xingshifanzui record of "Community Safety Plan" (Secure Communities), because all the records show that the project not only failed to achieve the original goal, but on witnesses, victims and law enforcement agencies resulting consequences.

The decision by New York State more than the federal, state and city councilors, police law enforcement agencies, as well as several New York immigrants, activists and community organizations in the praise and recognition, but to promote the project's federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seems to did not give up hope, the same day announced that it will continue to promote the program similar to the "criminal alien program" (Criminal Alien Program).

ICE in 2008 to promote "community safety plan," New York last May to join in the support received after the New York State, ICE turned under New York State counties, the state's 62 counties a total of 27 to join, although not a member of the New York City, but its "neighbors" such as Westchester County (Westchester), Rockland County (Rockland County), Long Island, Nassau County and Suffolk County have joined the New York City, there are some immigrant inmates was transferred to Lake Island (Rikers Island) Prison and into deportation proceedings.However, a recent immigrant groups, according to data revealed by the plan to be arrested and deported immigrants, respectively, and eight more than Qicheng not been found guilty of Chengdu.

Cuomo pointed out that the plan for immigrant families and communities, the enforcement of New York has always existed, so I decided to suspend participation.Cuomo's Office also sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security (DHS), reflecting the implementation of community safety project the possible impact.

The ICE is in the 1st announced that it would remove criminal aliens (Removal of Criminal Aliens) as a primary task, through its enforcement actions to eliminate the office (Office of Enforcement and Removal Operations, referred to as ERO) of the "criminal aliens plan" to implement The project has been in prison for criminal offenders, as long as possible, directly before the end of their sentences in their deportation to ensure that the final result.

Congressman Se Lannuo (Jose E. Serrano) and the dimension of your music wire (Nydia M. Velazquez), State House Speaker and state Rep. Mengzhao Wen Xiao Hua, Stravinsky, and many other senators Sturm are all elected officials Cuomo said the suspension of the project approval.Se Lannuo want to withdraw from the State of New York "unfair" and "aggressive" plan to make more clear the Department of Homeland Security; dimension to your music wire and Meng Zhaowen that the project is the cooperation of law enforcement agencies and the public caused by resistance.Mengzhao Wen said that victims and witnesses do not dare to report for fear of deportation, if the New York State continue to participate in the plan, even if spread to New York City, "will lead to widespread distrust of law enforcement agencies, resulting in Gonggonganquan crisis . "

New York State prison guards and police officers Welfare Association (New York State Correctional and Police Benevolent Association) and the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police (New York State Association of Chiefs of Police) also pointed out that the plan to divide the people and the police have affected the police to combat crimes.

New York Immigration Coalition, New York Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association and other immigrant rights groups have also supported the governor's decision.Ng, Chairman of the New York Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association the right to master the view that any course on immigration to support what is good, and the United States has always been a country of immigrants, immigrant rights and interests should be safeguarded."Migrant protection plan" on behalf of ethnic Chinese Feizi Jin (Michelle T. Fei) Evaluation Cuomo decided to protect immigrant families and communities is of great significance.

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