ICE Debuts Sanctuary City Workaround For Local Police
By Tiffany Hu (May 7, 2019, 5:27 PM EDT) -- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement launched a new program Monday that allows local law enforcement to arrest immigrants on behalf of the agency, even in so-called sanctuary cities that enact policies to limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities.
The Warrant Service Officer program, which made its debut in Largo, Florida, allows local police to execute ICE arrest warrants and detain immigrants for 48 hours, regardless of state or local policies that restrict them from doing so. If ICE does not pick up the detained immigrant for transfer into federal custody within the 48-hour time frame, then the individual must be released,...
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