DHS Enforcement Priorities, Courthouse Enforcement and Sensitive Location Policies and Memoranda Information for State Court Judges 5.31.2018 [pdf]

This Bench Card helps courts understand the laws that protect immigrant crime victims from immigration enforcement activities, DHS immigration enforcement priorities and limitations placed by federal statute and by Department of Homeland Security policies on immigration enforcement at courthouses. Additionally, understanding which locations DHS considers sensitive locations will help courts craft orders that help children and families. This bench card provides courts access to legally correct information about immigration law that courts can apply when they are called upon to adjudicate cases in which a party has raised an immigration issue in state court.