Immigration Law

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Details Emerge, Questions Remain in Texas 'Rain of Death' Investigation
Posted on 31 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Texas law enforcement agents were close enough to a pickup truck to see it was carrying people, not drugs, before one opened fire, killing two Guatemalan immigrants hiding under a cover in the vehicle's bed, a diplomat said Tuesday. Texas Department... Read More

Border D.A. Asks for Halt to 'Rain of Death'
Posted on 31 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Hidalgo County district attorney has asked the Texas Department of Public safety to temporarily suspend its practice of using airborne sharpshooters to disable vehicles suspected of criminal activity. Last week, two immigrants suspected of being... Read More

Apparent Suicide at Arizona Immigration Jail
Posted on 1 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A Guatemalan woman in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) passed away Sunday at the Eloy Detention Center , of an apparent suicide. Elsa Guadalupe-Gonzales, 24, was found unresponsive in her cell Sunday evening by another... Read More

Texas Helicopter Shooting Deaths: Excessive Use of Force
Posted on 26 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Was it right for a Texas Department of Public Safety employee to shoot at a pick-up truck [from a helicopter,] resulting in the deaths of two undocumented immigrants? Was it a reasonable use of police force? Under the doctrine of proportionality... Read More