Two sheriffs of large Georgia counties just signed new agreements with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to participate in the 287(g) program, named for part of a 1996 federal law. Sheriffs Butch Conway of Gwinnett County and Neil Warren of Cobb County say the renewals enhance the ability their departments to assist ICE in locating and deporting those here in this country illegally. If illegal aliens are arrested for a serious crime and discovered, via 287(g), to be here illegally, they are given to ICE for deportation.
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