Immigration Law

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The Price For Deporting an American Child? $32K (Ruiz v. USA)
Posted on 5 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AIC writes - "Some say the wheels of justice turn slowly; however, when justice is finally delivered it is sweet. After more than two years of litigation, the U.S. government has agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by Leonel Ruiz on behalf of his minor... Read More

Fed. Court Won't Dismiss Lawsuit Against CBP by Deported U.S. Citizen Girl
Posted on 12 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In 2011, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), unlawfully detained a 4-year-old [U.S. citizen] girl when she arrived at Dulles Airport in Virginia, deprived her of any contact with her... Read More

Federal Court Strikes Down Florida Tuition Rule: Ruiz v. Robinson
Posted on 4 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This case is about regulations of the Florida State Board of Education and the Florida Board of Governors that classify students who are United States citizens and reside in the State of Florida as "out of state" residents because their... Read More

Lawsuit: CBP Unlawfully Deported American Toddler
Posted on 14 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Ruiz v. USA, Filing date: 3/8/13 "On March 11, 2011, E.R., a four-year-old U.S. citizen, was detained by Customs and Border Protection following her arrival at Dulles Airport. E.R. was returning home to New York from a vacation in Guatemala with... Read More