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
Officials in a New Jersey county voted last week to renew a lucrative contract with ICE and continue detaining immigrants.
Daniel Nichanian 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?
Will Lennon Nov 19, 2020
Voters in populous Georgia and South Carolina counties elected sheriffs who ran on ending contracts with ICE.
Daniel Nichanian Nov 12, 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.
Daniel Nichanian 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.
Teresa Mathew Mar 12, 2020
Gurbir Grewal terminated existing 287(g) contracts. But immigrants will continue to be treated differently.
Daniel Nichanian 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.”
Daniel Nichanian Sep 19, 2019
Illinois prohibition against 287(g) contracts comes two years after California’s ban.
Daniel Nichanian Sep 05, 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
New Jersey attorney general limits local cooperation with ICE, postpones some decisions.
Daniel Nichanian Dec 06, 2018