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Report that ICE is detaining people at their check-ins

  1. Original Date Announced

    April 11, 2017

    News report that ICE has been detaining people at scheduled check-ins—without giving them any warning or the opportunity to develop travel plans or family arrangements—and deporting them quickly thereafter. [ID #259]

    NYT: Once Routine, Immigration Check‐Ins Are Now High Stakes

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

Status: Reported
Trump Administration Action: Change in Practice
Subject Matter: Interior
Agencies Affected: ICE

Pre Trump-Era Policies

  • November 20, 2014 DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson's 2014 memo prioritized interior enforcement actions against noncitizens convicted of felonies (Priority 1); noncitizens convicted of a serious misdemeanor (Priority 2); and noncitizens ordered removed on or after January 1, 2014 (Priority 3). The memo directed DHS personnel to exercise prosecutorial discretion at all stages of the enforcement process and consider the totality of circumstances when considering who to prioritize for enforcement actions. Policies for the Apprehension, Detention, and Removal of Undocumented Immigrants (Nov. 20, 2014)

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