Breitbart is reporting that ICE officials are “being instructed to free all detainees in their custody.”
Breitbart cites a January 21st memo first reported by Tucker Carlson on Fox News.
An Executive Order has halted all deportations for on hundred days.
The story says,
It is unclear if ICE is currently carrying out the mass release of all 14,195 detainees in its custody, 71.45 percent of whom are convicted criminals or have pending criminal charges. These detainees are currently held in approximately 138 facilities across the United States
McHenry County has an ICE detainee floor and has since the days of Sheriff Keith Nygren.
Sheriff Bill Prim report that he has not been told to release detainees.
“We are all waiting on some direction from the new administration but that is yet to happen,” he wrote.