Tuesday, June 26, 2012



Delegation of Immigration Authority Section 287(g) Immigration and Nationality Act

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the largest investigative agency in the Department of Homeland Security, enforces federal immigration laws as part of its homeland security mission. ICE works closely with federal, state and local law enforcement partners in this mission.

The 287(g) program, one of ICE’s top partnership initiatives, allows a state and local law enforcement entity to enter into a partnership with ICE, under a joint Memorandum of Agreement (MOA).  The state or local entity receives delegated authority for immigration enforcement within their jurisdictions.

Recent News

7/23/2010 Charleston, SC 26 law enforcement officers trained by ICE to enforce immigration law

5/12/2010 Charleston, SC 32 local and state law enforcement officers complete ICE immigration enforcement training

4/9/2010 Washington, DC 287(g): Get the Facts

4/8/2010 Charleston, SC 6 Charleston County Sheriff's deputies graduate following ICE 287(g) training

10/16/2009 Washington, DC ICE announces standardized 287(g) agreements with 67 state and local law enforcement partners

7/10/2009 Washington, DC Secretary Napolitano announces new agreement for state and local immigration enforcement partnerships and adds 11 new agreements

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