Recently the handling of civil immigration detainers by local law departments has been heavily scrutinized.
AILA Doc No. 02060647 | Dated June 6, 2002
The Bush Administration announced today that it will be creating a new government Department of Homeland Security. The Department reportedly will include a Border and Transportation Security department which may incorporate parts of the current INS. President Bush is to address the nation this evening on this issue. The White House announcement of this initiative is at http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2002/06/20020606.html.
We will provide more details as they become available.
Cite as AILA Doc. No. 02060647.