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Lawsuit File In Texas Prison Death That Sparked Riot
Posted on 8 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

EL PASO, Texas - (AP) Family members of an illegal immigrant whose death at a West Texas prison set off an inmate riot have filed a federal lawsuit. The suit on behalf of Jesus Manuel Galindo was filed Wednesday in El Paso. Full version available to lexis... 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

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