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Petitioning Mayor of Boston Thomas Menino and 16 others

Mayor Menino: Thanks For Speaking Out—Let's End S-Comm in Boston

Mayor Menino has already taken important steps towards ending the federal [In]Secure Communities program in Boston.  Sign this petiton to ask him to take the final step and do everything in his power to end S-Comm, now.  

S-Comm is a federal program that forces local police to check the immigration status of everyone that they arrest.

After local organizations raised objections, and cases of the wrong people getting ensnared in S-Comm were brought to light, Mayor Menino wrote a letter to the Department of Homeland Security threatening to pull out if the program isn't significantly changed. 

This is an important step, but as long as local police are forced to check the immigration status of everyone they arrest migrant communities will still be fearful of interacting with the police.  Mayor Menino should do everything in his power to end the program, now, until the the program is fixed.  

This petition was delivered to:
  • Mayor of Boston
    Thomas Menino
  • Citizen Orange
    Kyle de Beausset
  • At-Large Boston City Council President
    Stephen Murphy
  • District 3 Boston City Councillor
    Maureen Feeney
  • District 1 Boston City Councillor
    Salvatore LaMattina
  • District 9 Boston City Councillor
    Mark Ciommo
  • District 8 Boston City Councillor
    Michael Ross
  • District 7 Boston City Councillor
    Tito Jackson
  • District 2 Boston City Councillor
    Bill Linehan
  • District 6 Boston City Councillor
    Matt O'Malley
  • At-Large Boston City Councillor
    Ayanna Pressley
  • District 5 Boston City Councillor
    Rob Consalvo
  • At-Large Boston City Councillor
    John Connolly
  • District 4 Boston City Councillor
    Charles Yancey
  • At-Large Boston City Councillor
    Felix Arroyo
  • Media Relations for Boston Police Department
    Edward Davis
  • Office of Boston City Councillor Sal LaMattina
    Camilo Hernandez

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