NEW SECTION. Section 1. Immigration detainer requests -- arrest authority and duty to arrest. (1) A public safety officer as defined in 44-4-401(2) who is in possession of an immigration detainer request issued by a federal immigration agency shall arrest a person who is already in custody and the subject of an immigration detainer request;
(a) (i) "Federal immigration agency" means the United States department of justice, the United States department of homeland security, and any division, agency, or other component of either of those departments, including but not limited to United States immigration and customs enforcement, United States customs and border protection, United States citizenship and immigration services, and any successor department, division, agency or other component.
(4) A public safety officer is not required to arrest or detain a person who has provided proof that the person is a citizen of the United States or that the person has lawful immigration status in the United States.
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