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Oct 08, 2021

Immigration Weekly Round-Up: Bergen County Ends Most ICE Detentions; DHS Reviewing Handling of Recent Border Issues; Dozens of Legal Scholars Call for Immigration Reform 

N.J. Bergen County Board Votes to End ICE Prison Contract at Local Jail

This week, the Bergen County Commissioners Board officially ended its agreement with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that permitted the detention of immigrants at the county jail in Hackensack, New Jersey. » Read More

Apr 15, 2019

President Trump Proposes Immigrants Entering United States Border to Be Sent to Sanctuary States

On Saturday, the Trump administration, through a Tweet from @realDonaldTrump at 9:47 p.m., floated the idea of sending all those entering at the border to sanctuary states and cities across the United States, where the president said the states and cities can take “care of” immigrants seeking admission, and in many instances asylum protection, at the United States border with Mexico, at designated ports of entry. » Read More

May 11, 2018

The Weekly Round-Up: Those Crossing Border to Be Charged with Federal Crimes and Home Care Industry to be Deeply Impacted by Limits on Immigration

Justice Department to Charge Those Crossing U.S. Border with Federal Crimes

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the federal government would immediately detain individuals crossing the U.S. border without documentation and charge them with crimes in federal court.  Sessions further stated that families would not be spared, indicating that if “you’re smuggling a child, we’re going to prosecute you, and that child will be separated from you, probably, as required by law.  » Read More