Practice Advisory: Oliva-Ramos v. Attorney General (Third Circuit suppression case)

"Please find attached a practice advisory on the Third Circuit’s groundbreaking decision in Oliva-Ramos v. Attorney General. The mandate in the case just issued this week. In Oliva-Ramos, the Third Circuit held that evidence obtained through “egregious” or “widespread”...

CA10 Suppression Victory: USA v. De La Cruz [Unlawful Re-Entry]

"The circumstances at issue here, viewed objectively, suggested only that the driver was dropping off Armando to work at the truck wash, just an ordinary social interaction that occurs every day between family, friends and acquaintances. Here, it occurred a significant distance from the U.S. border...

Miami Law Clinic Students Win Landmark Immigration Case

"Students in Miami Law's Immigration Clinic obtained a landmark decision terminating immigration court proceedings against their client because of illegal conduct by Hollywood police. The decision may be the first to recognize that Constitutional violations by local police can warrant the exclusion...

Unpub. BIA Suppression Victory: Matter of Lara-Torres (Egregious Conduct by NSA)

"[T]he Immigration Judge correctly concluded that the evidence obtained by officers of the National Security Agency (NSA) on March 31, 2010, with regard to the respondent's immigration status, which prompted officers of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain the...

CA2 Suppression Victory, Remand: Guillen-Jimenez v. Holder (Unpub.)

James A. Welcome writes: "I am pleased to attach a Summary Order issued today on a Petition for Review. The PFR was granted and remanded to the BIA. The matter involved a motion to suppress and the IJ's refusal to grant a hearing on the motion to suppress an unlawful arrest. Included in the...

Unpub. BIA Suppression Victory (Remand) in Baltimore

Prof. Maureen A. Sweeney writes: "I thought your readers would be interested in our recent unpublished BIA suppression victory , which rejected an IJ's reasoning that DHS was absolved from any legal repercussions of an allegedly illegal arrest simply because the arrest was carried out by state...

Roving Stop Suppression Victory in Texas: USA v. Canales-Rosales

"A traffic stop that snared a human smuggler was illegal because it was more than 50 miles from the U.S.-Mexico border, a federal judge ruled ." - CNS, Nov. 17, 2014 .