Hon. Thomas Balmer Chief Justice Oregon Supreme Court DOJ photo
Oregon Chief Justice Thomas Balmer sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions demanding that he keep Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers away from Oregon courthouses. Justice Balmer said that ICE agents are scaring witnesses, plaintiffs, defendants and victims due to fear they’ll be targeted by ICE agents – even if they’re lawfully in the U.S. because ICE arrests are frequently false arrests.
Here’s the story from Oregon Public Broadcasting. Click here.