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Immigration Law

How ICE Justifies a 'No Bond' Policy for Refugee Kids

In Artesia, NM, (and soon, Karnes City, Texas and Dilley, Texas) ICE is arguing in Immigration Court that the refugee mothers and kids from Central America should be held without bond.  They base their argument on a 2003 case decided by then-Attorney General Ashcroft during the Haitian crisis, bolstered by two affidavits from DHS employees and two unpublished BIA cases.  Here is what they are submitting.