Author Archives: Jessica Vaughan

Another ICE Fiasco in Milford

ICE’s “smart and effective” immigration enforcement policies again have proven to be neither.  The Milford Daily News reported this week that our local ICE Field Office lost track of a key witness in the Matt Denice death-by-illegal-alien-drunk-driving case.  This happened because ICE officials decided to release the witness, Luis Acosta, an Ecuadoran illegal alien who had fled twice before and…

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Sheriffs choose DIY immigration enforcement after ICE says no to SC

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Last week Sheriffs McDonald (Plymouth), Hodgson (Bristol) and Evangelidis (Worcester) traveled to Washington to try to persuade ICE to activate the Secure Communities program here, as they keep promising to do.  ICE again refused (why is anybody’s guess), but offered the sheriffs an even better alternative:  287(g).   Secure Communities is based…

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Milford to Ecuador (and ICE): Enough Already!

The recent death of Matt Denice in Milford at the hands of Ecuadoran illegal alien drunk driver Nicolas Guaman understandably has sparked widespread public outrage and renewed resentment toward Gov.  Patrick’s sanctuary policies and ICE’s reluctance to implement the Secure Communities program here.  Most heartening, though, has been the response of Milford’s and other local leaders, who have wasted no…

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More Secure Communities Kabuki

( – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) Boston Mayor Tom Menino is the latest addition to the growing chorus of the nation’s liberal politicians who are making a big show of wringing their hands over the Secure Communities program, which uses the existing federal fingerprint-sharing system to help ICE find foreign nationals who have been arrested and should be…

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