Immigration Law

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Federal Judge Declares ICE’s Nationwide Shackling Policy Unconstitutional
Posted on 10 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. Judge Michael Ponsor declared the government’s nationwide policy of shackling detainees during immigration court proceedings unconstitutional, calling it an affront to a person’s dignity. Even the safety considerations cited by... Read More

Federal Court Slaps ICE, Grants Class Action
Posted on 12 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Since he was taken into custody in November 2012 by immigration agents, New Havener Mark Reid has been fighting for his release. As of this week, dozens of other detainees can join his fight. Reid, who’s 49, will be the lead plaintiff... Read More

Class Action Victory in Mass. 236(c) Litigation: Reid v. Donelan
Posted on 12 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Michael J. Wishnie , William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law and Deputy Dean for Experiential Education, Yale Law School, writes: "Yesterday afternoon, Judge Ponsor (D.Mass.) certified a class defined as: "All individuals who are or will... Read More