Immigration Law

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An ICE Raid in a Small Nebraska Town 'Has Got Us Split Right Down the Middle'
Posted on 23 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hamed Aleaziz, BuzzFeed News, Oct. 23, 2018 - "The ICE operation on Aug. 8 resulted in the arrests of 118 suspected undocumented workers — mostly in Nebraska — at multiple worksites, including a hydroponic tomato greenhouse, a pork producing... Read More

Tags: raid , Nebraska , ICE , O'Neill

America First: The Legacy of an Immigration Raid (Documentary)
Posted on 18 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Univision, The Intercept, The Knight Foundation, July 2018 - BY ALICE SPERI (THE INTERCEPT) "It doesn’t get more American than Postville, Iowa. The small rural community looks like countless others across the country: tidy lawns lining... Read More

Conservative Tennesseans Rally in Support of Immigrant Neighbors, Co-Workers Arrested by ICE
Posted on 9 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jodi Jacobson, Rewire News, Apr. 8, 2018 - "Tennessee may be a conservative state, but the sudden arrests of 97 long-time immigrant residents and workers have galvanized the people of Hamblen County to come to the aid of their neighbors, suggesting... Read More

Tags: hamblen , raid , Tennessee , Trump , ICE

ICE Military-Style Warrantless Home Invasion Triggers ACLU Lawsuit
Posted on 1 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ACLU Utah, Feb. 27, 2018 - "On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, the ACLU of Utah Foundation, Inc. announced a new lawsuit filed against United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and U.S Marshals over two SWAT-style, home raids on a Utah... Read More

Tags: raid , ACLU , reddish , swat , lawsuit , Utah , Ramirez , ICE

Lawsuit Targets ICE's Use of False Pretenses to Gain Entry to Homes: Morales v. USA
Posted on 12 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When “police” knock on your door, show you a picture of a “criminal,” and tell you they are looking for him or her, it is reasonable to fling your door wide open. But when it turns out the agents are not police, and they... Read More

Tags: raid , Morales , lawsuit , Atlanta , ICE , SPLC

ICE Arrests Racially-Profiled American Citizen During Tenn. Worksite Raid
Posted on 11 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, New York Times, June 11, 2018 - "One morning in April, federal immigration agents swept into a meatpacking plant in this northeastern Tennessee manufacturing town, launching one of the biggest workplace raids since President Trump... Read More

Tags: raid , Tennessee , ICE

ICE, Nashville Cops Settle Warrantless Immigration Raid Lawsuit: Escobar v. Gaines
Posted on 29 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The American Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement in a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of victims of a warrantless raid in Nashville, Tennessee, by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and Metropolitan Nashville Police Department... Read More

How to Protect Yourself in Case of an ICE Raid in Your Home
Posted on 28 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ava Benach, Dec. 28, 2015 - "Happy New Year! Have an ICE raid! By now, everyone has heard that the Obama administration plans to celebrate the new year by rounding up families and removing them to Central Americ a. The administration hopes that the... Read More

Tags: raid , ragland , benach , warrant , ICE

After immigration raid, Sacramento nursery rebounds - but questions U.S. policy
Posted on 11 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"An ICE investigation last spring uncovered 61 undocumented workers from Mexico and Central America at Matsuda's – 60 percent of its full-time staff, including the company's longtime foreman. In the middle of Easter rush – the... Read More

ICE Raids 'Birth Tourism' Operations in SoCal
Posted on 4 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Federal agents searched more than three dozen locations across three counties in Southern California yesterday for evidence of "maternity tourism" operations. Maternity tourism — or birth tourism — is when a citizen of another... Read More

ICE Raids Children’s Shelter and Detains Asylum Applicant on His 18th Birthday
Posted on 1 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David Boddiger, Fusion, Apr. 30, 2017 - "Turning 18 is a monumental occasion for any teenager. But thanks to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Erik Javier Flores Hernandez will remember his birthday Saturday as the day immigration... Read More

Tags: raid , shelter , Children , ICE

Our Town Could Be Yours
Posted on 12 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Remember the 2008 Postville raid? Here is what has happened since then. - New York Times Sunday Magazine, July 15, 2012 . Read More

Tags: raid , postville