Immigration Law

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New FOIA Release - Butler County ICE Detainees Paid in Coffee Packets, ICE Punishes Hunger Strikers in Tacoma
Posted on 27 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Jacqueline Stevens, Mar. 25, 2019 "Attorneys have been suing private prisons for their exploitation of people in custody under immigration laws, a phenomenon that has been receiving increasing coverage by the mainstream media . But county... Read More

FOIA-ing the FOIA Manual! The Inside Scoop on USCIS and DHS Data Entry and Databases
Posted on 1 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Jacqueline Stevens, Aug. 30, 2016 - " A couple months ago, fed up with the randomness of Freedom of Information Act rote rejection letters from certain agencies - the State Department is the worst and USCIS had just lost a remand responsive... Read More

Tags: FOIA , stevens , USCIS

DHS Hides Government Documents Confirming Esteban Tiznado's U.S. Citizenship
Posted on 28 May 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As reported here several months ago, a jury found Esteban Tiznado had acquired U.S. citizenship at birth, through his father Jesus Tiznado, but in late 2011 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deported him anyway . ICE continued to... Read More

DHS and Private Prisons Refuse to Release Records on Dollar Per Day Wages Paid to ICE Prisoners; FOIA Lawsuit Filed
Posted on 8 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The last year I've been conducting research on the legality of ICE contracts authorizing private prisons to meet performance goals by paying one dollar per day to the people they're locking up. ICE is not forthcoming about the program and... Read More