The Impact of Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act on the Latino CommunityA. Elena Lacayo and NCLR, (August 12, 2010)
Issue: Immigration, Policy and Legislation
Publication Type: Issue Brief
The recent signing of Arizona SB 1070 and subsequent reactions to the law have brought significant attention to the dangers of state-level immigration enforcement and the urgent need for comprehensive federal immigration reform. One antecedent of the law is the federal law known as section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.