LifeZette – Reverse Sanctuary Suit: Sheriff Targeted for ICE Cooperation

IRLI In The News

August 22, 2018

By Brendan Kirby

Even as Attorney General Jeff Sessions fights to push recalcitrant “sanctuary” jurisdictions to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, a legal dispute in Tennessee revolves around the reverse — a jurisdiction that voluntarily cooperates.

The class-action lawsuit, filed by a Saudi man targeted for deportation after he overstayed his student visa, seeks a court order prohibiting Nashville’s Davidson County from honoring hold requests from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. Read the full article at LifeZette.

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