Immigration Law

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The "Guerrilla Habeas Team" Combating ICE in New York
Posted on 6 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alice Speri, The Intercept, Mar. 5, 2019 "...In New York, as across the country, Trump’s war on immigrants had manifested in an escalation of detention and deportation of undocumented immigrants who had lived in the country sometimes for... Read More

Border Patrol Continues to Exaggerate Danger to Agents to Justify Violence Against Immigrants
Posted on 1 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Debbie Nathan, The Intercept, June 1, 2018 - "[A]ccording to the FBI, only 397 agents were assaulted in 2016, compared with the CBP’s inflated claim to the public of 454. The Intercept attempted to obtain numbers from the FBI for 2017, to compare... Read More

Exclusive: TSA ‘Behavior Detection’ Program Targeting Undocumented Immigrants, Not Terrorists - Jana Winter
Posted on 9 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A controversial Transportation Security Administration program that uses “behavior indicators” to identify potential terrorists is instead primarily targeting undocumented immigrants, according to a document obtained by The Intercept... Read More

Blacklisted: The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist
Posted on 5 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Obama administration has quietly approved a substantial expansion of the terrorist watchlist system, authorizing a secret process that requires neither “concrete facts” nor “irrefutable evidence” to designate an American... Read More

Americans Sue Feds Over Watchlisting: Kadura v. Holder
Posted on 31 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Relying in part on recent Intercept reporting on the vast breadth of the government’s watchlisting system, several Muslim Americans filed a complaint in a Michigan federal court today , arguing that they have been wrongly ensnared in an unaccountable... Read More

How Refugee Kids Are Turning to State Courts for Protection
Posted on 4 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Walding and other pro bono attorneys in Texas have found a more hospitable venue that considers children to be, well, children: family court. It’s a venue that puts the welfare of the child front and center more than any other in the U.S.... Read More