The 287 (g) program has received a lot of coverage from VDARE.com—it enabled sheriffs who had illegal aliens in custody to check their immigration status and turn them over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement for deportation. This required that the local government not be under the control of treasonous pro-illegal alien politicians. It would never have been allowed in Rudy Giuliani's New York, for example.
In the wake of the recent Supreme Court decision on Arizona's SB 1070, where a somewhat confused Supreme Court upheld the right of the police to enforce the law, we find that the 287 (g) program also requires that the national government not be under the control of treasonous pro-illegal alien politicians. In this case, it's not allowed in Barack Obama's America:
Feds suspend immigration enforcement program after Arizona court ruling
Published June 25, 2012 FoxNews.com.
In the wake of the Supreme Court's decision on Arizona's immigration law, Obama administration officials announced Monday they are suspending a key program that allowed state and local law enforcement to enforce federal immigration law.
The move further weakens efforts by Arizona and other states to take the reins on immigration enforcement. [More]
It's a deliberate move to nullify the Supreme Court's ruling.