kept in custody

See: arrested
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85) The fact that DHS officials, not state and local officials, determine who should be kept in custody is unlikely to change this analysis, given that the Supreme Court in Printz noted that "[i]t matters not whether policymaking is involved, and no case-by-case weighing of the burdens or benefits is necessary; such commands are fundamentally incompatible with our constitutional system of dual sovereignty.
If you violate a local law, you will be put in jail and kept in custody as long as possible.
Although the government has been secretive about the Bureau's clearance process, it has become apparent that detainees who are considered "special interest" cases have been kept in custody for longer than would be justified for immigration purposes while the FBI investigates them.