Immigration Law

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Habeas After Expedited Removal - David Isaacson
Posted on 8 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David Isaacson, May 7, 2019 "In 2011, I wrote an article on our firm’s website about how then-recent case law could provide an opportunity for some returning nonimmigrants to challenge, in federal court, the government’s efforts to... Read More

CA2 on Habeas, Suspension Clause, Free Speech - Ragbir v. Homan
Posted on 25 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

The Evolving Rights Of Deportable Immigrants As Seen In The Case Of Ravi Ragbir - Cyrus Mehta & Sophia Genovese
Posted on 12 Feb 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cyrus D. Mehta & Sophia Genovese, Feb. 12, 2018 - "Foreign nationals with removal orders are in an extremely vulnerable situation. Even if they are asked to report on a regular basis under an order of supervision, there is no guarantee that a... Read More

No Sanctuary: ICE Targets Churches, Activists
Posted on 24 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nick Pinto, The Intercept, Jan. 19, 2018 - "Ragbir’s detention was the second such arrest of a New Sanctuary Coalition leader by ICE in the space of a week. It was only the most recent and public in a series of developments that advocates believe... Read More

Expert: Rabgir Habeas Writ 'Groundbreaking'
Posted on 30 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Liz Robbins, New York Times, Jan. 29, 2018 - "In an impassioned rebuke of the Trump administration’s immigration practices, a Federal District Court judge in Manhattan Monday ordered the immediate release of the immigrant rights activist Ravi... Read More

I was locked up because I went to a Texas national park without my papers
Posted on 6 Jan 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lise Ragbir, Dec. 23, 2015 - " I forgot my permanent resident card when I went on holiday. That’s why border patrol agents took me away and put me in a cell. ... In Big Bend National Park my husband, father, daughter and I stood on the banks... Read More