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Detention Habeas Victory in Pennsylvania: Bautista v. Sabol

Raymond Lahoud writes: "We had a very good victory today in the MDPA with respect to mandatory detention. This is a case that I have been working on for years and was before the BIA for oral arguments last year. The District Court granted our habeas petition in a strongly worded opinion...

Detention of Refugees Illegal Under Penn. Law - Letter to Attorney General

"A group of immigration attorneys and advocates representing mothers and children being held at a family immigration detention center in Pennsylvania have requested the state attorney general close the facility. The Berks County Residential Center is unlawfully imprisoning children under Pennsylvania...

PA Revokes License of Berks County Immigration Lockup

AP, Jan. 30, 2016 - "the state decided to revoke the operating license of a residential facility used by the federal government to house asylum-seeking immigrant families. The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services said it won't renew the Berks County Residential Center's license because...