The new laws will end the practice of locking up hundreds of thousands of Michiganders for non-dangerous offenses. This is a significant win in our work in dismantling racism and mass incarceration in the criminal legal system.
witnessing courthouse arrests by ICE. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents have been arresting people who appear at local courthouses. While ICE agents have primarily targeted people in criminal proceedings, they have also arrested people who appear for civil matters or to access court services. This advisory provides guidance for attorneys whose clients may be affected by immigration enforcement at courthouses.