ICE announced late Friday (that's Public Relations 101 on how you bury news stories you hope won't get so much public attention) that it not only won't release states and municipalities from their Memoranda of Agreement implementing the controversial Secureity Communities but that they are terminating all the MOAs and will force the program on states and cities whether they like it or not. They're now planning on forcing the program on all locations around the country by 2013. So much for all those promises early on in this Administration that the program was voluntary.
Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.