2018 Map of Immigration Enforcement Activity

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) has shared a map of recent Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) activity and arrests. The original post is visible on this link here:

https://www.aila.org/infonet/map-ice-enforcement-actions-january-2017-current?utm_source=Recent%20Postings%20Alert&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=RP%20Daily&utm_source=Recent%20Postings%20Alert&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=RP%20Daily

Here is a sectional map showing California-based activity, as my practice is located in California.

ICE has publicized activity in the Sacramento and Capitol region, where my office is based.

https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/232-illegal-aliens-arrested-during-ice-operation-northern-california

“Recent legislation has negatively impacted ICE operations in California by nearly eliminating all cooperation and communication with our law enforcement partners in the state by prohibiting local law enforcement from contracting with the federal government to house detainees.

ICE has no choice but to continue to conduct at-large arrests in local neighborhoods and at worksites, which will inevitably result in additional collateral arrests, instead of focusing on arrests at jails and prisons where transfers are safer for ICE officers and the community.

Ultimately, efforts by local politicians have shielded removable criminal aliens from immigration enforcement and created another magnet for more illegal immigration, all at the expense of the safety and security of the very people it purports to protect.

Despite the severe challenges that this law creates for ICE, we remain committed to our public safety mission and we will continue to do our sworn duty to seek out dangerous criminal aliens and other immigration violators. ICE seeks straightforward cooperation with all local law enforcement and elected officials.”

 

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