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Biden Limits Immigration Arrests at U.S. Courthouses
Biden Limits Immigration Arrests at U.S. Courthouses

On April 27, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are no longer authorized to arrest people in or near courthouses for most immigration violations. According to Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, federal ...

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