N.J.’s chief justice asks ICE to stop arresting immigrants at courthouses

TRENTON — The chief justice of New Jersey’s Supreme Court is calling on federal immigration officials to stop arresting unauthorized immigrants at state courthouses, warning the practice could undermine New Jersey’s justice system. In a letter to federal Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner raised concerns over two recent arrests by Immigration Customs…

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Posted: April 20th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Immigration, New Jersey, NJ Courts | Tags: , , , , | 3 Comments »

3 Comments on “N.J.’s chief justice asks ICE to stop arresting immigrants at courthouses”

  1. Another example said at 11:34 am on April 20th, 2017:

    of how important Supreme Court nominees are: whatever their political bent, you’re stuck with them for decades.. this also shows again how messed up NJ will continue to be..

  2. Tom Stokes said at 1:05 pm on April 20th, 2017:

    So NJ courthouses will now be “sanctuary sites”???

  3. Steve Adams said at 7:30 pm on April 22nd, 2017:

    Courts should enforce the law. If the law needs to be changed they should ask the legislatures to consider those changes. Isn’t that how the branches of government are supposed to work?

    In my experience the NJ Courts are a cesspool of inbred lawyers and judges that have perfected a system that enriches themselves and denies equal protection, fair consideration of facts, and justice to ordinary people. That’s the branch in the worst condition, and the bar is pretty low.