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Strategic Use of Expedited Removal Authority - 2011 ICE Memo
Posted on 14 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Thanks to a FOIA request filed for LexisNexis by Steve Yale-Loehr , this April 5, 2011 ICE memo has been uncovered. ICE Policy # 11009.1 April 5, 2011 Read More

Press Release in National Immigration Project/NLG v. DHS - Re: New ICE "Policy"
Posted on 9 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Washington Square Legal Services, Inc. 245 Sullivan Street, 5th Floor New York, New York 10012 Tel: 212-998-6430 Fax: 212-995-4031 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2012 Contact: Nancy Morawetz, 212-998-6451 nancy.morawetz@nyu... Read More

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FOIA Victory; Secure Communities; NDLON et al. v. ICE et al.
Posted on 25 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Defendants are ordered to release the final version of the October 2 Memorandum, redacting only the final paragraph of page 3 and its accompanying footnote, which are covered by the deliberative process privilege. Defendants are also ordered to... Read More

Court: ICE must release 'S-Comm' memo
Posted on 27 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement must turn over an internal memo that could reveal the agency's legal justification for mandating the so-called Secure Communities deportation program, a federal judge ruled. ... To "adopt a legal... Read More

Federal judge orders release of key document on ICE's 'Secure Communities' program by Nov. 1
Posted on 25 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal judge has ordered the release of a document expected to show why the U.S. government ended up mandating a program for identifying deportable immigrants after they’ve been detained. U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin ordered... Read More

Posted on 25 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

October 25, 2011, New York : "Last night, Judge Shira Scheindlin ordered the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency to publicly disclose by November 1 a previously withheld internal memorandum that advocates believe will shed light... Read More