This judge didn’t help illegals evade ICE by some court ruling or anything, she literally helped them run away from ICE by ushering them through an employee door. She knows the law and deliberately disobeyed it. She deserves what is coming to her.
A young man’s daring escape from capture by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, apparently with the assistance of a local judicial referee, has shocked and divided the Portland legal community.
Multnomah County court referee Monica Herranz is under internal review and the target of complaints from a federal prosecutor after allegedly helping the undocumented immigrant elude ICE last month by exiting the courtroom through an employee door.
The getaway didn’t ultimately keep the man from being snared by immigration officials after pleading guilty to a DUI. But it demonstrates how everyday court proceedings have mutated, and how tensions have grown within the criminal justice system, as ICE steps up deportations under President Donald Trump.
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