DOJ Sues Sanctuary County For Blocking ICE Deportations

Posted on February 11, 2020 12:51 pm
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The Justice Department (DOJ) announced it is suing King County, Washington, over an executive order designed to block Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operations at a key international airport in the county.

The DOJ asserts King County Executive Dow Constantine issued the order with the “purpose and intended effect of prohibiting” ICE contractors from transporting detainees around or out of the United States from King County International Airport, also known as Boeing Field.

Under the E.O., King County officials are directed to “ensure that all future leases, operating permits, and other authorizations for commercial activity at King County International Airport