New York Governor David Paterson has just a few weeks left in office and pressure is growing for him to rescind the state’s agreement to participate in Secure Communities. The controversial program has yet to go into effect here. If it does, federal immigration agents will be able to monitor arrest data from every jail in the state. Thursday immigrants and their supporters rallied outside his midtown office and called for him to take action.
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