Immigration Law

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NY Bars ICE Arrests in State Courthouses: Directive (Apr. 17, 2019)
Posted on 20 Apr 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Mallory Moench, Times Union, Apr. 18, 2019 "ICE can no longer arrest undocumented immigrants inside New York courthouses unless they have a warrant signed by a judge. The New York State Office of Court Administration (OCA) signed its new rule change... Read More

Expert: ICE Needs Warrant for Arrest on Private Property
Posted on 18 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Marnie Eisenstadt, Syracuse Post-Standard, Apr. 18, 2018 - "John Collins was standing outside the milk house at his dairy farm this morning when he heard yelling coming from inside. He ran in, he says, and saw his worker, Marcial de Leon Aguilar... 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

CA4 on Local Enforcement of Federal Immigration Law: Santos v. Frederick County
Posted on 12 Aug 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[W]e hold that, absent express direction or authorization by federal statute or federal officials, state and local law enforcement officers may not detain or arrest an individual solely based on known or suspected civil violations of federal immigration... Read More