Trump Administration Defends Policy of ICE Courthouse Arrests in Bid to End Challenge | New York Law Journal

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The Trump administration rebuked the state’s claims about common-law privilege in their motion to throw out the lawsuit, saying that federal law promulgated by Congress superseded the centuries-old understanding.

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The Trump administration, in a new court filing, defended its policy of arresting undocumented immigrants in and around state courthouses in New York, saying that federal immigration law gives them exclusive authority to make those arrests, regardless of location.
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