Calif. Notification Law Conflicts With Fed. Regs, ICE Says

Law360, New York (October 14, 2016, 9:51 PM EDT) — A new California law that will require local law enforcement to notify certain immigrants held in custody that they have the right to either decline to be interviewed by federal immigration authorities or to have an attorney present during the session conflicts with federal regulations, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement alleges.

The Transparent Review of Unjust Transfers and Holds, or Truth, Act, conflicts with federal law by requiring that individuals be advised that they may opt to be interviewed by ICE agents only with an attorney…

Source: Law360

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