City of Las Vegas, LVMPD suspend ICE program due to California ruling

Article author: 
Elaine Emerson
Article publisher: 
Fox 5
Article date: 
25 October 2019
Article category: 
National News
Medium
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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police and the City of Las Vegas announced they will be suspending a program with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to detain persons on federal immigration holds.

LVMPD said in a statement that LVMPD analyzed a recent California court decision regarding ICE detention policies and determined "it will no longer honor Federal immigration detainers for civil immigration violations." The program was known as 287-G. ...

On Thursday, the City of Las Vegas also announced it would end its 287-G agreement with ICE and would not detain federal immigration holds due to the California ruling ...