"This program improves public safety by removing criminal aliens who are a threat to local communities and providing uniform policies for partner state and local immigration enforcement efforts throughout the United States. . ."
- United States Department of Homeland Security
"287(g) helps rid their communities of illegal aliens who commit other major and minor crimes, which saves on criminal justice costs, not to mention social services, education and health care costs, and improves the quality of life for all. . ."
- Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy Studies at CIS