The House Homeland Security Committee will hold a hearing this afternoon on the role of state and local law enforcement in immigration enforcement. The hearing will focus on Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
The hearing is scheduled to begin at 2:00 Eastern. It is to be webcast. I will be airborne. If any reader will be at the hearing or can monitor the webcast, please use the comments function to report out details.
A study condemning the track-record of state and local authorities in immigration enforcement was released on Saturday by Justice Strategies, a program of the Center for Community Alternatives.
Dr. James Jay Carafano, a Senior Research Fellow with the Heritage Foundation, has argued the benefits of 287(g).
UPDATE: The Associated Press filed this report on the hearing.