King County Airport Will Begin Banning ICE Detainee Flights

As Reported by Seattle’s My Northwest

King County International Airport is more commonly referred to as Boeing Field and is located in South Seattle. Constantine’s office notes that the county realized that the airport was being used by ICE to transport immigrant detainees in June 2018.

The county has limited options when it comes to enforcing its ban on transporting ICE detainees. ICE or private contractors do not have to file passenger manifests or flight schedules with the county. And county officials cannot board planes for inspection. Constantine’s executive order amends lease practices “with the goal of banning flights of immigration detainees.”

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