Local governments act on ending ICE contracts with county jails

Monday, May 24, 2021 - 4:08pm

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For months, immigration advocates have asked the Biden administration to end federal contracts with private prisons and county jails — which often house undocumented immigrants. The administration has yet to move on sweeping changes. Now, as The World's Daisy Contreras reports, many local and state lawmakers don't want to wait.