End contracts with ICE to rent local jail beds.

Target actors: Jail administrators, local and state legislators.

Local contracts to rent county jail beds to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for the purpose of immigrant detention create additional problematic incentives for counties to expand local jails. County executives can choose to end local contracts with ICE; state legislators can ban local jails from contracting with ICE; and local system actors and community advocates can build pressure for the county to stop this harmful practice.

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