Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against ICE Over Illegal Detention of American Citizens

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against ICE Over Illegal Detention of American Citizens

"Seeking to end the government’s practice of placing immigration holds on individuals without probable cause, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU/SC), the National Day Labor Organizing Network (NDLON), and the law firm Kaye, McLane, Bednarski & Litt filed a class-action lawsuit today against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  The lawsuit follows the detention of plaintiff Gerardo Gonzalez Jr., a 23-year-old American-born citizen, who is presently held at a Los Angeles County jail on an immigration hold." - ACLU-SC, June 19, 2013.

More from NDLON and The Nation.

Gonzalez v. ICE, Case 2:13-cv-04416-GAF-AJW, C.D. Cal., 06/19/13.