Alva Review-Courier -

Panel votes to keep ICE agents in Oklahoma County Jail


October 21, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A panel decided for a second time to keep federal immigration enforcement officers in the Oklahoma County Jail, bringing heated clashes between people for and against the ban.

The Oklahoma County Jail Trust voted at a Monday meeting to continue providing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers space at the jail and remain compliant with detainer requests, which seek to hold prisoners past their release date so ICE can evaluate whether they should face deportation proceedings.

The ban needed five votes to pass, but only four members voted in favor of it. Two...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments(0)


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020