Perez Cruz v. Barr
"Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents implemented a preconceived plan to “target” over 200 factory workers for detention and for interrogation as to their immigration status. The plan turned on obtaining...
Maria Ines Zamudio, WBEZ, June 7, 2019
"Hundreds of noncitizen veterans were placed in removal proceedings during the past six years despite policies to consider their service in deportation cases and to provide a pathway to citizenship for immigrants...
DHS OIG, June 3, 2019
"Overall, our inspections of four detention facilities revealed violations of ICE’s 2011 Performance-Based National Detention Standards, which set requirements for facilities housing detainees. This report summarizes...
ABA, May 31, 2019
"The American Bar Association is deeply disturbed by reports that hundreds of unaccompanied children seeking refuge in the United States are being held by the U.S. Border Patrol in violation of the law and federal policies.
ACLU, May 30, 2019
"The SPLC and the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana filed suit today against the Trump administration for categorically denying release to hundreds of people who are languishing in immigration prisons after lawfully...
On Tuesday, May 28, 2019, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed into law House Bill 1124, Protect Colorado Residents From Federal Government Overreach :
" BILL SUMMARY
The bill allows a law enforcement officer or employee to cooperate or...
Directive #07-19, May 23, 2019
"This directive modifies the Judiciary's policies on the collection of immigration-related data and the protocol for responding to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) activities at courthouses."
ICE, May 22, 2019
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has finalized changes to fees charged by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to international students, exchange visitors and SEVP-certified schools. The new fees will take...
NWIRP, May 21, 2019
"On May 21st, Governor Jay Inslee signed The Keep Washington Working Act (Senate Bill 5497) into law. This important legislation promotes fairness to immigrants and protects the privacy and civil rights of all Washington residents...
Two important, related stories:
1. Maryam Saleh, Spencer Woodman, The Intercept, May 20, 2019
2. Hannah Rappleye, Andrew W. Lehren, Spencer Woodman and Vanessa Swales, NBC News, May 20, 2019
ICE, May 6, 2019
"U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today the creation of a new collaborative program intended for local law-enforcement that wish to honor immigration detainers but are prohibited due to state and local policies...
Goodwin Procter, Apr. 29, 2019
"Today, Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan, Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, the Committee for Public Counsel Services (CPCS), and the Chelsea Collaborative filed a groundbreaking lawsuit...
Ragbir v. Homan
"Ravidath Ragbir, an alien subject to a final order of removal, together with several immigration‐policy advocacy organizations, appeals from an interlocutory order of the United States District Court for the Southern District of...
TRAC, Apr. 23, 2019
"... It appears that the government itself does not actually know what happens to those it arrests at the border. It admits it lacks the ability to reliably follow cases when they pass from one agency of DHS to another - such...
Mallory Moench, Times Union, Apr. 18, 2019
"ICE can no longer arrest undocumented immigrants inside New York courthouses unless they have a warrant signed by a judge. The New York State Office of Court Administration (OCA) signed its new rule change...