12/10/10 AJC: Georgia congressmen seek meeting with ICE chief

12:06 pm December 10, 2010 by Jeremy Redmon


Still steaming over the pace of a federal program targeting illegal immigration, seven Republican congressmen from Georgia have invited the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for a meeting on Capitol Hill.

At issue is how the federal government is rolling out a fingerprint-sharing program aimed at deporting violent illegal immigrants. The congressmen have been pushing for the “Secure Communities” program to go statewide faster in Georgia. It is operating in only nine of the state’s 159 counties now.

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