Immigration Law

Detainer Victory in Colorado Based on State Law: Cisneros v. Elder (Prelim. Injunction)

Cisneros v. Elder - "Plaintiffs’ request for a preliminary injunction is GRANTED. Defendant is ENJOINED from relying on ICE immigration detainers or ICE administrative warrants as grounds for refusing to release the Plaintiffs from custody when they post bond, complete their sentences, or otherwise resolve their criminal cases. If Plaintiffs post bond, Defendant is ordered to release them pending resolution of their criminal matters."

Background and link to complaint and motion here.

Hats off to Mark Silverstein and Arash Jahanian of the ACLU Colorado, and pro bono counsel Stephen G. Masciocchi and Claire E. Wells Hanson of Holland & Hart!