Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Business as Usual for ICE in Montana After Racist E-Mail Incident


Montana ICE supervisor Bruce Norum was suspended after he forwarded a "racially-charged, Islamophobic email to [immigration attorney] Shahid Haque-Hausrath, of Helena."  Now he's back on the job, with no apology and no explanation from ICE.  "Norum, as the most senior ICE official in Montana, has control over most ICE operations in the state, including decisions on whether to arrest or investigate suspected undocumented aliens or to detain or deport individuals.  Haque-Hausrath said without further knowledge about the investigation or any disciplinary action that may or may not have been taken against Norum, he'll be left to argue in front of judges that cases Norum handled should be dismissed.  'Mr.