Suspected Illegal Immigrants Allegedly Held Too Long in North Carolina Jails

INDY Week | September 4, 2008
Wake County officers who have been trained on the 287(g) program can delay the release of a prisoner they suspect might be living in the country illegally. Prisoners can be held for 48 hours while ICE takes them into custody and attempts to determine their immigration status. So why did Teodolo Nunez Bustos remain in jail long after those 48 hours were up?
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