Thursday, May 10, 2018

Judge Urged to Curb ICE Arrests at New York State Courts

By Erin Durkin

City pols and public defenders pushed the state's chief judge Wednesday to bar ICE from making most arrests in state court houses.

Gov. Cuomo signed an order two weeks ago prohibiting the federal immigration agency from making arrests in state government buildings without a judicial warrant — but his order does not apply in the courts, where the state's chief executive does not have jurisdiction.

Outside City Hall Wednesday, City Council members pushed Chief Judge Janet DiFiore to issue a similar order for courts, barring arrests unless agents have a warrant or order from a judge.

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Source: The New York Daily News (via Empire Report New York) 

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