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Task force hears concerns, complaints about Secure Communities deportation program

Hundreds of immigrants and activists packed a Los Angeles community hearing Monday night to voice their complaints about “Secure Communities.” The federal immigration enforcement program coordinated with local jails uses the fingerprints of booked suspects to identify serious offenders for deportation. The hearing was scheduled by a federal task force formed to make recommendations about the controversial program to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.