The US Marshals Service, under Attorney General Merrick Garland, is drafting a policy change directing its field offices, marshals, deputies and detention centers to cease honoring immigration detainers filed by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, The Washington Times reports. The shift has reportedly already taken effect in some jurisdictions.
This protocol would put USMS in the same category as New York City, San Francisco and other notorious sanctuary cities that have adopted ordinances designed to prevent ICE from doing its job, by enabling deportable criminal aliens to remain in our communities and commit more crimes. There will be a tragic human cost.
[Read the rest at the New York Post.]