Thursday, October 6, 2011

Obama Administration Defends Secure Communities

A key member of President Obama’s administration, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, gave a speech on Wednesday at American University defending the need for the implementation of the federal fingerprint sharing program known as the Secure Communities Program. The program in Suffolk County, the only law enforcement jurisdiction in Massachusetts to have implemented Secure Communities, has thus far arrested and removed 201 convicted criminal illegal aliens.

To read more of Secretary Napolitano’s comments please read a report by Kyle Cheney of State House News featured in today’s Boston Herald posted below.

Napolitano counters ‘Secure Communities’ claims embraced by Gov. Patrick