ICE stressed that those illegal immigrants being released are low-priority, and will be monitored.
They say 303 have been released from four Arizona facilities so far. According to ICE, 2,280 detainees are still in custody in those facilities.
"Over the last week, ICE has reviewed several hundred cases and placed these individuals on methods of supervision less costly than detention," an ICE spokeswoman said. "All of these individuals remain in removal proceedings. Priority for detention remains on serious criminal offenders and other individuals who pose a significant threat to public safety."
The move, though, drew condemnation from some officials in the region. Continue reading via Fox News...