Massachusetts High Court Rules State Officers Can’t Hold People Solely on Federal Immigration Detainers

BOSTON, Mass. (Aug. 7, 2017) –  Last month, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that court officers in the state do not have the authority to detain individuals solely based on requests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents. The ruling sets the stage for widespread non-cooperation with federal immigration detainers in Massachusetts.

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Tenther Tuesday Episode 21: The New DOJ Asset Forfeiture Scheme and How to Stop It

A couple of weeks ago, at the behest of Jeff Sessions, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a directive meant to ramp up asset forfeiture across the country – even in states that require criminal convictions first.  In this episode of Tenther Tuesday, Michael Boldin and Mike Maharrey talk about asset forfeiture, what the directive…

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