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Immigration Agencies Communicated Prior to Arrest of Sanctuary Leader

March 27, 2019 (1 min read)

Tina Vasquez, Rewire.News, Mar. 25, 2019

"Documents obtained by Rewire.News through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show that immigration enforcement officials reached out to the federal agency tasked with naturalizations and immigration services to confirm an appointment with a sanctuary leader prior to taking him into custody at the agency's field office.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), once considered the services arm of federal immigration agencies, is engaging in immigration enforcement under the Trump administration to what advocates fear is an unprecedented level."