Judge says COVID-19 can’t be only reason to release ICE detainees
Click here to view this article at the source publication

Posted on 4/28/2020 by
Posted in

A federal judge said Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic can’t be the only reason for federal immigration officials to release inmates from the Strafford County jail in Dover.

But District Court Judge Landya McCafferty, the chief judge in the New Hampshire District Court, seemed to be leaning toward arguments that conditions at the Strafford County jail could be enough to make her take a key step toward a release — order bail hearings for each of the 73 immigration detainees at the lockup.

« Back home