Know The Facts. Immigrants' rights are more important now than ever. And one pressing issue on the minds of many in Maryland is that the 287(g) program continues to plague us. The program deputizes local and state law enforcement to enforce federal immigration laws.

A couple years back, the ACLU of Maryland shared data in Seven Truths Surrounding 287(g) Programs showing just how racist immigration enforcement is in Maryland. Now, we have the latest data showing the same depressing results.

Produced by: Nehemiah Bester, communications strategist at ACLU of Maryland

Read by: Neydin Milián, communications coordinator at ACLU of Maryland

This podcast was recorded on Piscataway land.

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