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CA Chief Justice writes letter to DHS and DOJ about immigration agents in California courthouses

  1. Original Date Announced

    March 16, 2017

    Letter from Chief Justice of California to AG Sessions and Secretary Kelly about "reports from some of our trial courts that immigration agents appear to be stalking undocumented immigrants in our courthouses to make arrests." She "respectfully request[s] that you refrain from this sort of enforcement in California's courthouses." [ID #256]

    Letter: Immigration Enforcement Tactics at State Courthouses
  2. Effective Date

    March 16, 2017

Current Status

Fully in Effect

Original Trump Policy Status

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

Associated or Derivative Policies


  • Reports that ICE now arresting people inside courthouses

    Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents entered Sacramento Superior Court and handcuffed an immigrant, making an arrest inside a courtroom that is considered a first of its type in the state. Go to article on


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