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More public officials are breaking ties with ICE, as 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
Officials in a New Jersey county voted last week to renew a lucrative contract with ICE and continue detaining immigrants.
Dec 04, 2020
Massive data networks help ICE target immigrants, even in so-called sanctuary cities. Will the Biden administration and local officials shut them down?
Nov 19, 2020
Voters in populous Georgia and South Carolina counties elected sheriffs who ran on ending contracts with ICE.
Nov 12, 2020
In many places that have long helped arrest and detain immigrants, voters will decide the fate of local partnerships with ICE, possibly dealing a series of blows to the agency.
Oct 09, 2020
In Gwinnett and Cobb counties, sheriff candidates are promising to roll back cooperation with ICE. Advocates say they should cut ties completely, while the federal agency threatens retaliation.
Sep 04, 2020
This Massachusetts special election, which starts with next week’s Democratic primary, will shape criminal justice reform prospects in this county—and in state politics.
Aug 25, 2020
The agency is pursuing contracts with private detention providers to circumvent state and local efforts to curtail and regulate immigrant detention.
Felipe De La Hoz
May 26, 2020
Ohio advocates are resisting proposals to expand the jail and local cooperation with ICE. In the primary on Tuesday, the sheriff and his challenger disagree on both fronts.
Mar 12, 2020
Gurbir Grewal terminated existing 287(g) contracts. But immigrants will continue to be treated differently.
Oct 04, 2019
“They’re trying to send Hispanics to Mexico or Honduras and put Black men in jail,” said one candidate regarding prevailing practices. “The United States is made for everybody.”
Sep 19, 2019
Illinois prohibition against 287(g) contracts comes two years after California’s ban.
Sep 05, 2019
Sheriff Patrick Russo faces no challengers. But the state legislature could act to restrict local cooperation with the federal agency.
Apr 11, 2019
Feb 14, 2019
New Jersey attorney general limits local cooperation with ICE, postpones some decisions.
Dec 06, 2018
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This article is part of the Political Report's coverage of criminal justice in the 2018 elections.
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Immigration enforcement at forefront of sheriff race in El Paso, Colorado
Jun 25, 2018