Local, Federal Authorities at Odds Over Holding Immigrant Inmates

06/03/2014

In this article published by the Los Angeles Times, it reports that several California counties have stopped honoring requests from immigration agents to hold potentially deportable inmates beyond the length of their jail terms. "The California counties are among about 100 municipalities across the country that have stopped the practice since the ruling, according to the Immigrant Legal Resource Center, an advocacy group that is tracking the issue." We have been successfully tracking this information via our Immigration Enforcement Detainer Map.

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