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US citizen handed to ICE

ST. LOUIS — The Eighth Circuit sided with a Mexican-born Minnesotan who was held in a county jail for four hours before being placed in Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s custody after an officer found she had been driving without a license. The jail’s policy of giving all foreign-born detainees to ICE, regardless of their U.S. citizenship status, violates the equal protection clause and constitutes false imprisonment.

Read the ruling here.

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