wa–immigration hold-ruling

US judge: Yakima County can't honor immigration hold

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A federal judge has ordered Yakima County to remove an "immigration hold" it placed on a criminal defendant after federal authorities designated him for deportation.In a ruling Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Salvador Mendoza granted a temporary restraining order allowing the defendant, Antonio Sanchez-Ochoa, to be released from the Yakima County Jail on bail pending trial on an assault charge.