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ICE Field Office Directors publish statement on enforcement and removal operations

  1. Original Date Announced

    September 12, 2019

    ICE Field Office Directors publish "Letter to the American Public" defending and explaining enforcement and removal operations, including that ICE needs no warrant to make arrests; that "no judge in this country has the authority to issue a warrant for a civil immigration violation"; that "obstructing or otherwise interfering with ICE arrests is a crime" and may subject anyone involved to criminal prosecution; and that officers treat detainees with "dignity and respect." [ID #428]

    A Letter to the American Public
  2. Effective Date

    September 12, 2019

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Final/Actual
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Interior Detention
Agencies Affected: ICE


Trump-Era Policy Documents

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