Citizen Can't Challenge Immigrant Detention, Fla. County Says

By Kevin Penton (August 14, 2018, 8:15 PM EDT) -- A Florida county on Monday urged a Florida federal court to toss a U.S. citizen's challenge to the constitutionality of its policy of cooperating with detainer requests issued by U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement, arguing the Honduran native lacks standing to bring the case.

Garland Creedle, who was born in Honduras but has had U.S. citizenship since birth, lacks standing because he has not presented sufficient evidence to establish that Miami-Dade County would again hold him for immigration authorities before federal officials realize that he is authorized to be in the U.S., the county told the Southern District of Florida....

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