When he was 17, Salvadoran Edwin Ramos was found to have committed two felonies -- assault and an attempted robbery of a pregnant woman. The city shielded Ramos from ICE. He now stands accused in the 2008 shooting deaths of Tony Bologna, 48, and his sons Michael, 20, and Matthew, 16. He has pleaded not guilty.
Voters should be clear about the true objections of Secure Communities opponents. They don't like the law. They can't defeat the law in Washington, so they are trying to turn the system into one big exception, with no rule.