WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Carl Stevens reports.
The Secure Communities program, which shares arrestee fingerprints with the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security, was activated statewide Tuesday.
Supporters say it will help identify illegal immigrants arrested for crimes in Massachusetts "
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