New Orleans Sheriffs Defy ICE, Will Reject ICE Detention Holds
(facebook: Congress of Day Laborers)
New Orleans Sheriffs set a high bar today. This is what great community organizing and consensus looks like. Let us know your thoughts below.
### via NYT
NEW ORLEANS — The Orleans Parish sheriff will no longer honor many requests from the federal immigration authorities to detain people who are suspected of being here illegally, making New Orleans one of a growing number of jurisdictions to adopt such a policy and the first to do so in the Deep South
The policy, articulated in filings that accompanied a legal settlement in federal court, is similar to others that have been instituted since 2011 by Chicago, New York and Washington, several counties and the State of Connecticut.
READ MORE AT THE NEW YORK TIMES