29, Aug 2014 - Jefferson, IA ACLU says 22 Iowa counties will no longer honor ICE requests
DES MOINES — Of Iowa’s 99 counties, 22 now say they will no longer hold inmates for Immigrations and Custom Enforcement without a judge’s order. The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa announced Monday that 22 Iowa county sheriffs had informed them they would no longer honor the detainer requests. Erica Johnson, immigrants’ rights and racial justice advocate with ACLU Iowa said she was ...
05, Apr 2014 - Jefferson, IA APNewsBreak: Iowa expands its 'do not rehire' list
Iowa continues to maintain an internal "do not rehire" list of fired employees who are barred from returning to state employment, even though judges have raised questions about its legality, ...
04, Apr 2014 - Jefferson, IA Metro briefs
A man found guilty of third-degree sexual abuse is suing the state of Iowa to overturn his conviction, according to court documents. Evan Pfeifer, 21, was accused of raping a woman on the Pentacrest in 2010. He was found guilty in 2012 and sentenced to 10 years in prison.