In a 287(g) agreement, the Department of Homeland Security authorizes local law enforcement to enforce immigration laws. But policy flaws have enabled racial profiling and other abuses. In the wake of a grassroots campaign against Sheriff Arpaio and a highly critical Government Accountability Report, the federal government has announced a rewrite of the 287(g) program! In the meantime, communities are working to suspend current 287(g) agreements and block new ones until the program has been rewritten. See below for more information about 287(g) and related local campaigns.
For more information contact socialjustice @ uua.org.
This work is made possible by the generosity of individual donors and congregations.
Please consider making a donation today.
Last updated on Tuesday, October 11, 2011.
Sidebar Content, Page Navigation
More Ways to Search
Advocates Achieve Major Successes: Investigation of Arpaio, Rewrite of 287(g)
State and Local Enforcement
Congregational Stories: Immigration Advocacy
February 28th rally against Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Phoenix, AZ.
Donate to Support This Program and the Ongoing Work of the UUA
Read or subscribe to UUA.org Updates for the latest additions to our site.
Learn more about the Beliefs & Principles of Unitarian Universalism, or read our online magazine, UU World, for features on today's Unitarian Universalists. Visit an online UU church, or find a congregation near you.