Inside-Outside Alliance, Alerta Migratoria Protest the Durham Sheriff’s Video-Visitation and ICE Detainer Policies

Inside-Outside Alliance, Alerta Migratoria Protest the Durham Sheriff’s Video-Visitation and ICE Detainer Policies

The Inside-Outside Alliance and Alerta Migratoria gathered just over thirty people in CCB Plaza Thursday to protest the Durham Sheriff’s Office’s planned implementation of video visitation and its policy of honoring ICE detainers.

The group gathered outside of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners annual conference in an effort to pressure Sheriff Mike Andrews, as the Durham Board of Commissioners has control over the Sheriff’s Office budget.

“The problem with the sheriff is there’s elections every six years, and after he gets elected, he doesn’t have to even talk to a regular member of the public ever again after that,” said David Theurer, a member of the Inside-Outside Alliance. “We can’t really pressure him.…

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