CBP Targeted for Abuse in Blizzard of Lawsuits, Complaints

"Over the past week, an alliance of immigration groups, private attorneys and a law school clinic joined forces in filing complaints targeting abuses by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) across the country. Ten damages cases have been filed alleging unlawful CBP conduct in northern and southern...

Lawsuit Seeks to Learn How Government Responds to Complaints of Misconduct by Immigration Judges

AILA, June 6, 2013 : "The public has a right to know whether the government adequately investigates and resolves complaints alleging misconduct by immigration judges, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) said in a lawsuit filed today in federal district court in Washington, D.C. ...

Groups File Complaints Detailing Sexual Abuse, Extortion, Harassment of Women at ICE Facility in Texas

"Attorneys from MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund), the Immigration Rights and Civil Rights Clinics at the University of Texas Law School, and the Law Office of Javier N. Maldonado, filed a complaint earlier this week with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U...

Complaints Filed Against CBP; Asylum Screening Inadequate

"U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regularly obstructs access to the asylum process for individuals who may qualify for protection, according to a civil rights complaint filed today on behalf of nine men and women who were unjustly deported by CBP officers to countries where they faced persecution...