“Per our leadership, the CDC flyer is not authorized for posting in the immigration courts. If you see one (attached), please remove it. Thank you.”
However on Tuesday morning— just four hours after the Miami Herald published this story—a Department of Justice spokesman contacted the Herald to say that the “the signs shouldn’t have been removed. It’s now being rectified.”
Officials declined to discuss why the email was sent in the first place, and who told the chief immigration judge to issue the directive.
Email records show that shortly after that, the chief immigration judge then sent a follow-up mass email to court administrators that said staff can now put up the coronavirus posters. Attached were four CDC posters, two of them the very same ones they asked employees to remove.
For the love of….