Immigration Law

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ACLU of La. and SPLC Sue Trump Administration for Illegally Denying Parole to Asylum Seekers
Posted on 31 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

Class Action Challenges Chicago ICE Pre-Hearing Detention: Chavez Aguilar v. ICE
Posted on 28 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Chavez Aguilar v. ICE, Case: 1:17-cv-02296, N.D. Il., E.D., Mar. 27, 2017 - "This complaint presents a challenge to the policy and practice of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Chicago Field Office (hereinafter “ICE” or... Read More

Settlement Reached in Class Action Lawsuit Challenging the Shackling of Immigrants in Court
Posted on 20 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"An historic settlement was reached Thursday in a class action lawsuit between immigration authorities and immigrants who are held in custody during their civil immigration proceedings in San Francisco. The settlement brings an end to the federal... Read More

Immigration Class Action Settlement: Lyon v. ICE
Posted on 14 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ACLU, June 14, 2016 - "In a first of its kind class action settlement , the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) has agreed to change its policies in four Northern California detention centers, ending severe restrictions on telephone... Read More

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against ICE Over Illegal Detention of American Citizens
Posted on 23 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Seeking to end the government’s practice of placing immigration holds on individuals without probable cause, the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU/SC), the National Day Labor Organizing Network (NDLON), and the law... Read More

ACLU Sues to Stop Deportation of Iraqis Targeted in Weekend ICE Raids in Michigan
Posted on 17 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ACLU, June 15, 2017 - "The ACLU filed a class-action lawsuit today to immediately stop federal immigration officials from deporting more than 100 Iraqi nationals rounded up in raids by federal agents last weekend, arguing that it is illegal to... Read More