Lawyers' Committee and ACLU Sue ICE, Homeland Security for Shackling Non-Violent Detainees During Immigration Proceedings

Lawyers' Committee and ACLU Sue ICE, Homeland Security for Shackling Non-Violent Detainees During Immigration Proceedings

"The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC), the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (Lawyers' Committee), and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) today filed a class action suit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) on behalf of adult immigration detainees, all of whom appear in immigration court shackled at the wrists, waist, and ankles, regardless of their history or capacity for disruption." ACLU, Aug. 15, 2011.


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