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Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Dec 29, 2017
The Commercial Appeal has a spotlight on the growing concern among lawyers who handle immigration cases over enforcement actions taking place in courthouses. Memphis attorney Sheryl Hurst said the presence of immigration agents could intimidate clients and disrupt the function of immigration courts. "We already have a hard time trying to get witnesses who are undocumented up here to court," she said. An ICE spokesperson said that agents have a right to visit immigration court and there’s no reason why they shouldn’t.