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Los Angeles Sheriff Stands Against Federal Immigration Program

Published: Dec 7, 2012 8:00 am By: Fox News Latino

"In an about-face, Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has joined the city's police chief and mayor in stating he will no longer hand over undocumented immigrants arrested for low-level crimes to federal officials.

The Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday that Baca has reversed his position on participating in the federal Secure Communities Program. Los Angeles police chief Charlie Beck made the same announcement in October but details of Beck's plan have yet to be defined. LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is also against the program."

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