Campus Reform: As ICE prepares weekend raids, NJ county spends QUARTER-MILLION in taxpayer funds to

IRLI In The News

July 12, 2019

By Ethan Cai

As Immigration and Customs Enforcement, under the direction of President Donald Trump, gears up for raids targeted toward millions of illegal immigrants nationwide this weekend, hundreds of thousands of New Jersey taxpayer dollars are being used to provide legal defenses for those here unlawfully.

Essex County, NJ granted Rutgers Law School $250,000 in late June to represent detained illegal immigrants, a Rutgers Law news release revealed. Read the full story at Campus Reform.

Get Connected

Sign up for our email newsletter to stay up to date with immigration reform in the United States.

Attorneys United for a Secure America (AUSA) is a non-partisan affiliation of talented attorneys dedicated to pursuing cases that serve the national interest when it comes to immigration law.

If you are interested in joining the network, visit the AUSA website.