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9th Circuit Finds Border Search Of Laptop Did Not Violate 4th Amendment
Posted on 11 Mar 2013 by Mark Rogers

PASADENA, Calif. - (Mealey's) The search of a man's laptop computer by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials that occurred 170 miles from the border did not constitute an "extended border search" and did not violate his rights... Read More

ACLU says Colorado Immigrant Settles Detention Case
Posted on 18 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - (AP) An immigrant suspected of being in the country illegally could receive $90,000 to settle a lawsuit claiming he was unlawfully held in a suburban Denver jail for 47 days, the American Civil Liberties Union said Tuesday. Luis Quezada, 37,... Read More

Government Settles With Family Over Illegal Immigrant's Care
Posted on 8 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) The federal government on Thursday agreed to pay $1.95 million to settle a lawsuit with the family of a now-deceased illegal immigrant who was denied medical care for cancer in detention. Salvadoran immigrant Francisco Castaneda was... Read More

California Immigrant Detainee Medical Care Lawsuit Settles
Posted on 17 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO - (AP) Immigration officials agreed on Thursday to expand medical care at a San Diego detention facility to settle a lawsuit that claimed inadequate treatment for immigrants facing deportation, plaintiffs' attorneys said. Immigration and... Read More