California Chief Justice to Jeff Sessions: stop using our courts as bait in immigration arrests

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LOS ANGELES — The chief justice of the California Supreme Court asked federal immigration agents Thursday to stop making arrests at courthouses, saying “stalking undocumented immigrants” at the facilities thwarts people’s access to justice…

“Courthouses should not be used as bait in the necessary enforcement of our country’s immigration laws,” she wrote in the letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, adding that crime and domestic violence victims and witnesses all go to the courts seeking justice and due process of the law.

Read more: http://www.bostonherald.com/news/national/2017/03/california_justice_doesnt_want_immigration_arrests_in_court

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