Cory Booker Re-Introduces Bill to Counter ICE’s Coordination with Local Police

May 17, 2019 - 5:00

Senator Cory Booker (D-N.J.) re-introduced a bill that would block a program from allowing local law enforcement to partner with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain and arrest immigrants. The presidential hopeful, along with Congressman Mike Quigley (D-Ill.), re-introduced the PROTECT Immigration Act on May 14. The proposed piece of legislation would stop a controversial provision that gives ICE the ability to “contract with local law enforcement for the purposes of enforcing federal immigration law,” according to a -->

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