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Immigration Detainers – From Prison to Immigration Custody

Feb 18, 2010 | Detainers, Immigration Detention

What is an immigration detainer and how does it work?

Are detainers only placed on unauthorized immigrants?

What happens after an immigration detainer has expired?

What are the consequences of immigration detainers?

In order to better understand immigration detainers’ function and impact, the Immigration Policy Center (IPC) provides the following Fact Check to shed much needed light on this often misunderstood immigration enforcement tool.

Ruchi Thaker