New public officials break ties with ICE, and immigrants’ rights advocates double down on their case that local governments should avoid immigration enforcement regardless of Biden's new policies.
Felipe De La Hoz Mar 25, 2021
Voters in populous Georgia and South Carolina counties elected sheriffs who ran on ending contracts with ICE.
Daniel Nichanian Nov 12, 2020
Jail deaths and ICE cooperation have defined the first term of Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn, who faces a tough challenge in next month’s election.
Teresa Mathew Oct 15, 2020
Eliseo Santana, running for sheriff in Florida’s Pinellas County, wants to end collaboration with ICE, reduce arrests, and shift some funds toward health services.
Daniel Nichanian Oct 02, 2020
Gurbir Grewal terminated existing 287(g) contracts. But immigrants will continue to be treated differently.
Daniel Nichanian Oct 04, 2019
A new Colorado law curbs ICE’s reach, but it was weakened during the legislative process and stripped of its prohibition against ICE contracts.
Daniel Nichanian Jun 13, 2019
Sheriff Patrick Russo faces no challengers. But the state legislature could act to restrict local cooperation with the federal agency.
Daniel Nichanian Apr 11, 2019
“We don’t believe local government and local communities should be making money by causing harm to other community members,” said one advocate.
Daniel Nichanian Jan 17, 2019
Two large North Carolina counties quit ICE's 287(g) program this month.
Daniel Nichanian Dec 13, 2018