Wyden, Merkley bill would block ICE raids at schools, churches

By KTVZ.com News Sources

Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., introduced legislation this week to block immigration enforcement actions at sensitive locations like schools, hospitals and religious institutions without prior approval and exigent circumstances.

The Protecting Sensitive Locations Act codifies the Department of Homeland Security's existing policies and expands them to ensure that immigrants are able to access education, criminal justice and social services without fear of deportation, according to a news release from the senators, which continues below:

 

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