Mass. Sheriff Demands DHS Explain Closing Of ICE Center 1 Mass. Sheriff Demands DHS Explain Closing Of ICE Center
Law360 (June 3, 2021, 5:01 PM EDT) — A Massachusetts sheriff whose contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement was canceled by the Biden administration is demanding an explanation and an apology for what he dubbed a political decision.

In a tweet Thursday, Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson posted a two-page letter addressed to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, asking for proof that detainees at the C. Carlos Carreiro jail were mistreated.

The sheriff, an outspoken Donald Trump supporter, called Mayorkas’ decision “unjust, dangerous and flat-out wrong.”

“I urge you to immediately reinstate our partnerships with ICE and publicly apologize to my dedicated,…