Texas Sheriff Tells ICE They're 'Overreacting' to Release of Violent Criminal - Cortney O'Brien: Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez already was on ICE's radar for announcing earlier this year that she'd defy federal immigration detainers filed at the jail - only under extreme circumstances.
She's at it again this week. The U.S. Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement is accusing Hernandez's office of releasing an inmate from the Travis County Jail without notifying them. The inmate, Julio Cesar Mendoza-Caballero, 33, is a violent gang member who had previously been deported four times. He has now been taken back into custody.
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