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Stated Clerk urges the end of programs that create distrust of local enforcement and make us less safe

The Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) sends a letter to the Obama Administration urging it to end programs that create partnerships with federal immigration agencies and local law enforcement agencies. The 220th General Assembly (2012) sided with immigrant communities and advocates that report an increase in racial profiling as well as an increase in distrust of local police by immigrant communities. Read the letter here. Learn more about Secure Communities here by National Immigration Law Center.

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