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Multnomah County sheriff’s office reject the new ICE program

Voz and our allies in the Portland Immigrant's Rights Coalition-PIRC have spent the last year urging the Multnomah County Sheriff's office to reject their participation in the newest version of "Secure Communities," now called the "Priority Enforcement Program" (PEP). We know that PEP is just another title for the same federal program, seeking to force local authorities to work with ICE to separate families through detention and deportation. We are very happy to announce that the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office has officially and publicly written a letter announcing that they will not participate in PEP! As a Voz supporter, you have played a ...