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ICE: Courthouses Not Off-Limits For Arresting Suspected Illegal Immigrants

Article CAIRCO note: 
From the news: Denver Mayor Hancock, the city council, and Denver Public Schools last month wrote a letter to ICE asking them to respect sensitive locations-According to a release, ICE honors areas deemed sensitive, but a courthouse is not one of them.
Article author: 
Rick Sallinger
Article publisher: 
CBS 4
Article date: 
May 9, 2017
Article category: 
Colorado News
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 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is defending arrests caught on camera at the Denver Lindsey-Flanagan Courthouse.

ICE says the man had received final deportation orders five years ago and had two misdemeanor convictions. But it’s the place where it occurred that has immigration attorneys upset.

“If ICE wants to do its work that’s fine. What it shouldn’t be doing is meddling in our local systems,” said Hans Meyer ...

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, the city council, and Denver Public Schools last month wrote a letter to ICE asking them to respect sensitive locations in making arrests mentioned the courthouse ...
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CBS 4 LINK: Read A Statement From ICE