ICE pays twice as much as the DOC to rent local jail cells.
Dangerous overcrowding continues at Tulsa County’s David L. Moss Criminal Justice Center, according to online jail records. With 1,751 inmates in custody on Monday, April 28, 2014, the Tulsa County lockup housed 37 more residents than the jail’s maximum rated capacity. The recent Monday-morning population was about 100 inmates more than than the jail can […]
Oklahoma Taxpayer and Citizens Protection Act Among states’ anti-immigration legislation, Oklahoma’s laws loom large. Oklahoma in 2007 adopted a sweeping bill intended to crack down on unauthorized immigration. Predictably, the law prompted aggressive court challenges. A 1996 federal immigration enforcement law already authorized state and local officials to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, but Oklahoma […]
Immigration laws have changed repeatedly during nearly 500 years since the Spanish explorer Coronado became the first person on record to use Choctaw words to reference the land of red – humma – people – okla. In recent years, America’s 46th state has gained a reputation as being among the toughest states with regard to […]