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Cost of anti-ICE protests prompts California county to forgo $3M federal contract

Cost of anti-ICE protests prompts California county to forgo $3M federal contract

Contra Costa County, across the bay from San Francisco, thus became the second county in the region this month to cut ties with ICE, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.

“[I]nstead of being housed close to family members or local attorneys, ICE may have to depend on its national system of detention bed space to place those detainees in locations farther away,” the spokesman said.

“[I]nstead of being housed close to family members or local attorneys, ICE may have to depend on its national system of detention bed space to place those detainees in locations farther away.” - ICE spokesman

“Unfortunately, with the closure of this facility, individuals that ICE is not able to release through normal processes will be sent to other facilities and will no longer have easy access to family members during a trying time,” said Karen Mitchoff, chair of the county Board of Supervisors.

“Unfortunately, with the closure of this facility, individuals that ICE is not able to release through normal processes will be sent to other facilities and will no longer have easy access to family members during a trying time.” - Karen Mitchoff, chair, Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors

Source: www.foxnews.com
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