Tag: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

It Had To Happen: Immigrant Avoids ICE Hold, Now A Murder Suspect

It made headlines last year as jurisdictions, acting on a federal court decision out of Oregon, decided they would not honor “hold” requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE. Now a San Francisco murder suspect… Read More

Immigration: Civil Vs. Criminal Approach

With Independence Day media attention focused on the “border children” challenging immigration capacity and policy, some are surprised to discover that immigration is a civil, not criminal, legal action. That means that “illegal” immigrants have not broken a… Read More

After Fed Court Ruling, ICE Detainee Requests Go Unheeded

  Reflecting on the fact that many immigration detentions are civil, rather than criminal, actions, more than 100 jurisdictions across the United States have stopped enforcing “holds” issued by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, or ICE. The… Read More