Skeptical Rakoff Says ICE Arrest Power 'Unusual'

Law360 (November 20, 2019, 8:09 PM EST) -- U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff appeared skeptical Wednesday of the federal government's position that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers have full, unreviewable discretion to arrest suspected unauthorized immigrants wherever officers see fit.

A law enforcement officer walks past the ICE logo at the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Getty) In a bid to have the state of New York's suit in New York’s Southern District tossed, Tomoko Onozawa of the U.S. Attorney’s Office claimed that courts can’t review a challenge to this type of enforcement action because the location of a civil immigration arrest is a...

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