News Release from: Clackamas Co. Sheriff's OfficePosted: April 16, 2014, 5:01 p.m.
Media and Interested Parties
Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington County Sheriff's Offices announce suspension of I-247 detainer placements after court ruling
- Letter from Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts on court decision (PDF format)
- Court Opinion and Order (PDF format)
As a result of a recent court opinion and order issued on April 11, 2014 by the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, as well as other recent court rulings, finding that holding a person solely on an ICE detainer violates the 4th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington County Sheriff's Office's have made the decision to suspend placement of I-247 Immigration Detainers.
To view the Court Opinion and Order (in PDF format), click here.
To read a letter (PDF format) from Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts on the decision, click here.
The I-247 detainer is issued by the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division of the Department of Homeland Security. For more information about ICE detainers, please visit their website.
The Sheriffs are committed to remaining in compliance with all state and federal laws and the Constitution of the United States. As the pertinent law evolves through court decisions and/or legislation the Sheriffs will adjust their policies accordingly.
Sergeant Nathan Thompson
Office of Public Information
Clackamas County Sheriff's Office
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