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Federal court upholds law barring McHenry County Jail and other Illinois jails from housing ICE detainees

A federal appellate court has upheld a law that bans McHenry County, and all other Illinois counties, from entering into federal contracts to hold ICE detainees in county jails. The Illinois Way Forward Act prohibits jails in Illinois from housing ICE detainees. It went into effect on January 1. Senate Bill 667 — also called […]