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Center for Public Policy Priorities
March 20, 2017

Ongoing Changes to SB 4 What we Know


The federal government is not required to reimburse localities for the costs of detainers, and will only reimburse a local government(often pennies on the dollar)for the expense of holding an individual once ICE takes custody. This leaves local governments on the hook for wrongful detainers and, in Texas, about half of the time ICE agents never arrive to take the person into custody......[Citing TRAC research].


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