PoliZette: ICE Faces FAIR Suit Over Access to Immigration Hold Requests

IRLI In The News

April 4, 2018

By Brendan Kirby

A hard-line immigration group this week sued the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, seeking detailed information on hold requests, which ask local jails across the country to hold illegal immigrants charged with crimes until they are picked up by federal officials for deportation.

The lawsuit, filed by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), is surprising, given that President Donald Trump took office promising to confront “sanctuary” jurisdictions and make a major issue of their refusal to honor such requests, which are also known as detainers. … Read the full story by PoliZette

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