Judge denies bid to block courthouse immigration arrests


BOSTON (AP) — A judge on Massachusetts' highest court denied a bid to block federal immigration agents from making arrests at state courthouses, though she expressed concern that the practice may be scaring off some witnesses and others needed in court.
Justice Elspeth Cypher of the Supreme Judicial Court said in her ruling this week that she agrees that the "administration of justice" suffers when people who have business in court don't show up because they're afraid of being arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
But Cypher said she could not order the... read more

 
21 September 2018 in Politics, Views: 23
Source: Chron
 


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