[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York [official website] on Monday ordered [text, PDF] the federal government to release a memorandum concerning the Secure Communities Program [materials], a controversial immigration [JURIST news archive] program that forces the release of local law enforcement information on detainees to the federal government. The memorandum allegedly contains the reasoning behind forcing the program to be mandatory [AP report] for all states rather than opt-in. That decision,…