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Targeting of ICE Detainers Varies Widely by State and by Facility: TRAC
Posted on 12 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) placed detainers on approximately half a million individuals during fiscal years 2012 and 2013, according to the latest government records obtained by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC... Read More

Feds Apologize to Cities for Faulty "Name and Shame" Reports, DHS Suspends Publication
Posted on 11 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ron Nixon, New York Times, Apr. 10, 2017 - "The Trump administration will temporarily stop publication of a weekly report spotlighting cities and counties that fail to cooperate with federal immigration officials, people briefed on the change said... Read More

ICE Refuses To Release More Comprehensive Detainer Data - TRAC
Posted on 21 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

TRAC, Mar. 20, 2017 - "Today Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued its first weekly report on detainers that it said had been refused by non-federal law enforcement agencies. Unfortunately, the information ICE released... Read More

Tags: detainers , report , TRAC , ICE

Surprising Variability in Immigration Detainer Trends by Gender, Nationality: TRAC
Posted on 24 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Very recent government data reveal that while the number of detainers issued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials has dropped by nearly a quarter (23 percent) since fiscal year 2012, there are striking differences in the trends... Read More

Tags: trends , detainers , report , TRAC , ICE

Report: Collaboration between King County (Seattle, WA) jails and ICE results in unfair and costly impact
Posted on 28 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A study released by the University of Washington today offers detailed analysis of the impacts of King County jail’s collaboration in the immigration enforcement policies and practices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a division... Read More