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Rensselaer County residents meet to discuss ICE program concerns

May 02, 2018 06:42 PM

People in Rensselaer County were meeting Wednesday evening to discuss their concerns about the sheriff's department being involved in an Immigration and Customs Enforcement program.

Minority legislators filed a resolution urging Sheriff Patrick Russo to end the program. It allows local corrections officers to have some of the same power as federal immigration officers.

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The resolution was never voted on, but is being resubmitted this month.

A NewsChannel 13 crew was attending the meeting. We'll have the details on WNYT.com, our 10 p.m. show on My 4 and NewsChannel 13 Live at 11.

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