Although it is disturbing to realize that such a tool would be necessary for a family to locate a loved one being detained by ICE, it is a vast improvement over the past where a wife or child would desperately call ICE and would not get a clear answer as to where her husband or father was being held.

The Online Detainee Locator  is a step in the right direction in the government’s efforts to make the process of detaining alleged undocumented aliens more transparent.

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Author: Bradley Maged

I'm Brad Maged, an immigration lawyer in Boston, Massachusetts. I help people who want to live and work in the United States and companies that wish to employ them. This blog provides opinion and information on developments in immigration law. Thanks for reading!

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