ICE Sued For Alleged Warrantless Raid In TN: ‘We’re ICE…The Warrant Is Coming Out Of My Balls’

"The Tennessee chapter of the ACLU is suing Immigration and Customs Enforcement over an alleged warrantless raid on an apartment complex housing people suspected of being illegal immigrants, during which an officer reportedly said “we don’t need a warrant, we’re ICE.”...

Tenn. jail immigration policy made in secret, lawsuit says

"A lawsuit in Nashville is seeking to stop jailers across Tennessee from enforcing a state law that requires them to investigate the immigration status of any person who comes into a county or municipal detention facility. Public Chapter No. 1112, which passed in 2010 and took effect this...

TN police board scraps jail immigration screenings

"Jailers will no longer interview suspects about their birthplace and citizenship after a state commission, facing pressure from a lawsuit, scrapped immigration rules just two weeks into their implementation. The Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission voted unanimously on...

Federal lawsuit: Tenn. county judge acts as ICE cop

"Nashville immigration attorney Elliott Ozment’s crusade against state officials who attempt to enforce federal immigration law continued this week with the filing of a federal lawsuit against Maury County government and General Sessions Judge Bobby Sands. According to the lawsuit...