Law360: Indiana AG Looks To End City Law Limiting ICE Cooperation

IRLI In The News

July 11, 2024

By Alyssa Aquino

The Indiana attorney general sued the city of East Chicago in a state court, looking to force the municipality to drop a policy that restricts local officials’ and businesses’ ability to assist U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Attorney General Todd Rokita said that by maintaining Ordinance 17-0010, East Chicago is violating Indiana Code 5-2-18.2-3, a state law that bars governmental bodies from enacting policies “that prohibit or in any way restrict” another governmental body from communicating or cooperating with federal immigration officials.

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