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Immigration Law

Feds Barred From Arresting Immigrants at San Diego Federal Courthouses: Velazquez-Hernandez v. ICE

Bianca Bruno, CNS, Nov. 17, 2020

"Immigration agents have been barred from arresting immigrants at federal courthouses in the Southern District of California, a practice the judge found “degrades the administration of justice.” U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw, a George W. Bush appointee, granted a temporary restraining order blocking a 2018 Trump administration policy allowing Border Patrol agents to arrest immigrants at the conclusion of criminal cases in order to initiate deportation or removal proceedings."