How long can a city jail hold someone who has an immigration hold? 4 Answers as of February 14, 2011

How long can a city jail hold someone who has an immigration hold by ICE?

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William C. Gosnell, Attorney at Law
William C. Gosnell, Attorney at Law | William C. Gosnell
There is no time limit.
Answer Applies to: Tennessee
Replied: 2/14/2011
Law Office of Immigration & International Trade Law
Law Office of Immigration & International Trade Law | Linda Liang
As long as law allows and determined by their discretion. ICE will take custody after he finishes with city jail. If you need legal representation on immigration side, please contact us.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 2/14/2011
The Vega Law Firm
The Vega Law Firm | Linda Vega
It depends on the charge. Usually if there is an immigration hold, ICE will look for spot, as many of the locations for holding detainees have become full.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 2/14/2011
JCS Immigration & Visa Law Office
JCS Immigration & Visa Law Office | Jack C. Sung
The city jail can hold the person as long as (1) his judge imposed sentence is not over, or (2) time is needed to process the immigration hold and transfer him to ICE.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 2/14/2011
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