Thomas Jefferson, defender of states’ rights, hero of conservative Republicans, and third president of the United States, would have stood firmly with Democrat Aftab Pureval.
The permanent injunction, which a Whitehouse statement says “undermines the pillars of immigration enforcement,” has implications for local law enforcement agencies in 42 states, including Ohio.
But ICE detainers are not valid warrants as Neil claims, and he has no legal obligation to honor detainer requests without them. Instead, he voluntarily submits to ICE’s strongarm tactics that expose the county to lawsuits and subjects taxpayers to the additional costs of incarceration in the county’s overcrowded jail.
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As a group, what is known about the detainees, their arrests, and criminal charges?
Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil honored all recent immigration holds requested by ICE, even for inmates who had not been convicted of the charges against them. Although the legal authority for honoring detainers is dubious, none were refused.
This classic Christmas carol premiered more than 170 years ago in a small town in southern France. The English version, which was released in Boston just six years before the start of the Civil War, became a favorite among abolitionists. Its popularity survives today perhaps because it straddles the tension between the ideals of “faith with deeds” and “faith without deeds.”
By Jim DeBrosse
Oxana Prokhorova, a Russian immigrant and now head of global engagement for the University of Cincinnati, remembers the fear and sense of irony she felt in 2007 while addressing a conference in Dayton on how to conduct business overseas.
The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office voluntarily cooperates with federal authorities to enforce immigration law. A federal agency insists the City and County chose between endorsing the Sheriff’s policy or forfeiting $600,000 in grant funds over two years. Will they accept this binary choice or look for alternatives to help protect local immigrants from deportation?