Feds: Travis County recently released more than 140 undocumented inmates wanted by feds

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The White House’s first-ever report on local governments that don’t cooperate with federal immigration agents shows Travis County officials declined dozens of requests to hold inmates in the days leading up to the county's recent showdown with Gov. Greg Abbott. Between January 28th and February 3rd, Travis County sheriff deputies declined more than 140 requests – known as detainers – from federal ICE officers to hand over undocumented immigrants for possible deportation, according to the report from the Department of Homeland Security. Travis County was far and away the Texas leader in...

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