closeVideoFox News Flash top headlines for June 20
Fox News Flash top headlines for June 20 here. Check out what you click on Foxnews.com
A Massachusetts Federal judge on Thursday blocked Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) of the arrest of certain immigrants without papers, which were held in and around the courts in the state while a lawsuit against the practice continues.
In the case of the issuance of a preliminary injunction, U.S. District Judge Indira Talwani said that immigration agents would be locked to arrest people for civil immigration violations, while “the parties, witnesses, and others in the Massachusetts courts on the official economy.”
IMMIGRANT-RIGHTS GROUPS ASK SUPREME COURT TO DELAY DECISION ON 2020 CENSUS
The verdict was the result of a lawsuit by Boston-area district attorneys — Middlesex County, Marian T. Ryan, Suffolk County Rachael Rollins. Both said the authorisation of the detention of migrants without papers to cases in the courts impede your ability to prosecute.
President Trump blasted Ryan and Rollins last month, shortly after the lawsuit was filed.
“These are people who don’t mind welfare, crime, the do not understand what is going on,” Trump said in a Boston Herald Radio interview,
THE TAXPAYER PAID $127G LEGAL BILLS FOR JUDGES TO HELP DEFENDANTS, ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS AVOID ICE: REPORT
Talwani said that the ruling applies to illegal immigrants already in civilian or in government custody, as when a defendant is brought from prison to a court hearing.
Rollins told Fox News she was “thrilled” with the decision, adding that, along with her staff, she looks forward to “continuing our important work in the courts across Suffolk County, will be positively impacted by today’s ruling.”
An ICE spokesperson told Fox News that while the Agency “respect, that the court made its decision, we are currently reviewing the court’s decision.”
The injunction will stay in place while the case makes its way through the courts. The justice Department is expected to appeal.
Thursday the restraining order comes weeks after a Massachusetts judge in another case, arrested was and charged with allegedly to prevent the ICE from arrest twice drug suspects deported in the last year.
CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FOX NEWS APP
Court building, immigration arrests have angered immigration advocates and civil liberties groups, who say the buildings are “sensitive places”, which should be free of immigration enforcement activity.
The New York state Office of Court Administration recently ruled out, immigration agents make the courthouse arrests without a judicial warrant or orders.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.