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?
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
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
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