Group Seeks to Ban ICE from Making Arrests in Courthouses

By: southernblog

Last year, California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye wrote to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and then-Secretary of Department of Homeland Security John Kelly to urge them to cease the practice of arresting undocumented immigrants in courthouses. Now, a non-profit organization is petitioning California’s Judicial Council to create a rule that would prohibit Immigration and …

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Attorney General Sessions and President Trump Feel That Courthouses are a Great Place to Arrest Undocumented Immigrants

By: Wallin & Klarich

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents – both in uniform and in plain clothes – have recently made arrests inside of courtrooms or courthouses and just outside of court complexes, according to recent reports. ICE has gone so far as to detain an alleged domestic violence victim who showed up to court.1 In response to …

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