Shortly after taking office, President Donald Trump announced a crackdown on local governments offering “sanctuary” to immigration violators by not cooperating with federal immigration agents. In early 2017, Miami-Dade changed its policy and began honoring “detainer” requests from immigration authorities asking local jails to extend the detention times of people booked on unrelated charges while being sought for deportation.
Shortly after taking office, President Donald Trump announced a crackdown on local governments offering “sanctuary” to immigration violators by not cooperating with federal immigration agents. In early 2017, Miami-Dade changed its policy and began honoring “detainer” requests from immigration authorities asking local jails to extend the detention times of people booked on unrelated charges while being sought for deportation. Evan Vucci AP
Shortly after taking office, President Donald Trump announced a crackdown on local governments offering “sanctuary” to immigration violators by not cooperating with federal immigration agents. In early 2017, Miami-Dade changed its policy and began honoring “detainer” requests from immigration authorities asking local jails to extend the detention times of people booked on unrelated charges while being sought for deportation. Evan Vucci AP

Sanctuary no more: Feds seize 1 immigration detainee per day from Miami-Dade jails

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