October 7, 2006
Sheriff's Training on Immigration
A plan to train hundreds of Orange County sheriff's deputies in immigration law, once touted as a model for law enforcement nationwide, will be sharply trimmed to include only about a dozen deputies, Sheriff Michael S. Carona said Friday.
Because of limited federal funding, only 12 to 15 deputies working in jail intake will be trained, a disappointed Carona said. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency that will oversee the program, is financially stretched and lacks the personnel to train more, the sheriff said. Click here.
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It seems that this would be an exellent opportunity here for UofC, Davis Law School to do some pro bono work in the public service by teaching these deputies immigration law. It's time for professors Hing, Jackson and Chacon to be useful and actually help the people who pay their salaries.
Posted by: George | Oct 8, 2006 6:12:39 AM