ICE Parental Interests Directive FAQ

"What is the Parental Interests Directive?

The Parental Interests Directive complements ICE's existing immigration enforcement priorities and prosecutorial discretionmemoranda, as well as detention standards and policies that govern the intake, detention and removal of individuals in the United States illegally, including parents, legal guardians and primary caretakers. The directive is meant to aid ICE in enforcing immigration laws fairly and with respect for a parent's rights and responsibilities by outlining ICE policies and procedures concerning the placement, monitoring, accommodation and removal of alien parents or legal guardians. ... [More] ..." - ICE, undated.