Immigration Law

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ICE, Detention, COVID & GEO: Zepeda Rivas v. Jennings
Posted on 21 Feb 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CA9, Feb. 18, 2021, Zepeda Rivas v. Jennings "Plaintiffs, civil immigration detainees housed at Mesa Verde Detention Facility and Yuba County Jail (collectively, the Facilities), filed a class petition for writ of habeas corpus, and a class complaint... Read More

Tags: detention , geo , COVID-19 , ICE

"Straight Up Dishonesty" - Judge Orders ICE to Depopulate Adelanto
Posted on 16 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Read Judge Hatter's Oct. 15, 2020 Order here , especially pages 2-3: "The Court has been concerned for some time with the lack of candor exhibited by the Government and its counsel in this case. Counsel for Petitioners-Plaintiffs have, also,... Read More

Zepeda Rivas TRO (COVID-19 Testing)
Posted on 7 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Zepeda Rivas v. Jennings "The defendants, having responded to the health crisis in such a cavalier fashion (even in the face of litigation and a string of court orders), have lost the credibility to complain that the relief requested by the plaintiffs... Read More

Tags: geo , COVID-19 , ICE

ICE Deliberately Limited COVID-19 Testing at Bakersfield Immigration Jail
Posted on 7 Aug 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Andrea Castillo, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 6, 2020 "Last month, as the coronavirus spread through federal immigration detention centers around the country, officials at the Mesa Verde facility in Bakersfield rejected a suggestion to test all detainees... Read More

Tags: geo , COVID-19 , ICE