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Court Strikes Down Indiana's Immigration Law

"In a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana affecting potentially all of Indiana's non-citizens, a federal judge today issued an order blocking portions of Indiana's immigration law and declaring it unconstitutional. ... Judge Sarah Evans Barker, U.S. District Court...

Judge Rules to Limit Mandatory Detention of Immigrants in California

"On Thursday May 15, United States District Court Judge for the Northern District of California, Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers granted a motion for a preliminary injunction and motion for class certification in Preap v. Holder , a class action lawsuit in which Asian Americans Advancing Justice –...

Court Enjoins Arizona's Driver License Limitation

"Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was wrong to bar some young immigrants from receiving driver’s licenses, a panel of federal judges ruled today. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered the Arizona Motor Vehicle Division to end its policy of denying licenses to young immigrants who...

Court Enjoins 'Deterrence' Theory on Immigration Court Bonds for Refugee Moms, Kids

"A federal court today granted a preliminary injunction putting an immediate halt to the Obama administration's policy of locking up asylum-seeking mothers and children as a way to deter others from coming to the United States. The American Civil Liberties Union filed the case on behalf of...