Immigration Law

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ICE to Curb Roundups at Kern County Courthouses
Posted on 24 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Immigration authorities will no longer use Bakersfield-area courthouses to round up immigrants in the country illegally, a high-ranking federal official wrote earlier this month in a letter to the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California... Read More

ICE, Kern County Can't Escape HIV Death Claims
Posted on 18 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal judge partially nixed claims against Kern County over the deaths of HIV-positive prisoners who died while in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Dora Baires, the mother of Juan Carlos Baires, brought the lawsuit on behalf... Read More

ICE Raids at California Courthouses
Posted on 1 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Sergio Villatoro was waiting to pay a traffic ticket at the Kern County courthouse in Lamont, California, when the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid began. ICE agents blocked all of the exits. Although ICE agents made no attempt to... Read More

Kern County Will Continue ICE Detainers Pending Legal Analysis
Posted on 13 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Under the new state law known as the Trust Act which went into effect January 1, undocumented immigrants arrested for minor misdemeanor offenses are no longer subjected to being placed on a 48 hour immigration hold at the request of ICE, Immigration... Read More