Improve local policing programs

End association with secure communities

Imagine yourself picked up by the Berkeley police on a minor matter. You’re quickly cleared for release, but the cops see that you were once suspected — NOT CONVICTED — of a more serious offense.
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Federal immigration program raises concerns in community

In November, former UC Berkeley graduate student Pancho Ramos Stierle was detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) following his arrest at a raid on the Occupy Oakland encampment. Stierle came to the United States with a student visa to pursue his Ph.D in astrophysics at UC Berkeley
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