ICE Agents in State Courts: Incidents and Responses

Improving Relationships with ICE

Resource Center

The Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ) and the Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA), in an effort to provide its members with background information and resources regarding the relationship between state courts and the U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement agency (ICE), created this Resource Center. We are continuing to gather materials as issues arise, therefore this is not an exhaustive or final list of resources. Please send all updates to so that they can be included in this Resource Center.

Statements from Judges and Justice Stakeholders

DOJ/DHS Statements and Materials

Authority of Courts to Limit Access to Premises or Information

Relationship Between State and Federal

Potential Legal and/or Ethical Liability for Action by Judges or Court Officials

State and Local Procedures

Legislative Proposals in the States

ICE Agents in State Courts: Incidents and Responses