Operation Janus – criminals that should never have been naturalized

  In 2008, a program called Secure Communities was introduced by DHS and ICE. It came from a pilot program then President Bush authorized and later President Obama expanded.  The pilot and eventually the program began as a government effort to focus enforcement on illegal immigrants who commit crimes, rather than those who otherwise obey the law. The purpose of the program was to use a federal information-sharing partnership between DHS and FBI to help identify in-custody aliens without imposing new or additional requirements on state and local law enforcement. Secure Communities utilized all available data systems and Criminal Alien Program resources to … Continue reading