Boston DA May Seek BigLaw Help For Confronting ICE

Law360, Boston (February 7, 2019, 3:45 PM EST) -- Boston's top prosecutor told Law360 on Thursday that she may turn to her BigLaw contacts for help with immigration matters, believing the state's attorney general is moving too slowly in addressing her concerns over a courthouse arrest by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Rachael Rollins, a left-leaning Democrat who took office last month as Suffolk County's first new district attorney in more than a decade and has been critical of courthouse arrests, said she took action immediately after learning about the Jan. 7 detention by ICE of 21-year-old Cape Verdean immigrant Alfeu Barbosa in Suffolk County Superior Court. Rollins said she...

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