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Georgia ACLU Files Negligence Lawsuit Against ICE

ACLU, Mar. 27, 2012 : "The ACLU Foundation of Georgia, Sutherland, and Attorney Brian Spears filed a lawsuit today in US District Court for the Middle District of Georgia on behalf of Sara Hernandez-Gonzalez, the widow of Roberto Medina-Martinez against the US Government for its negligence...

$143K Class Action Judgment Against N.C. Notarios

Katharine Woomer-Deters writes: " Wanted to share this judgment we got in June 2012 against a local notario for $142,655.00 on behalf of a plaintiff class of approximately 275 former customers of the notario. The judgment has not been appealed, so is now a final judgment. We did not have a private...

CA10 on INA Sec. 237(a)(2)(E)(i): Ibarra v. Holder

"Elia Ibarra Rivas petitions for review of a Board of Immigration Appeals decision that found her Colorado conviction for “child abuse – negligence – no injury” to categorically constitute a “crime of child abuse, child neglect, or child abandonment” under section...

ICE, Kern County Can't Escape HIV Death Claims

"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 of her son in 2009 after he died at the Lerdo Jail...

No Negligence for DSO Error: Gani v. State of New York

"Claimant Haluk Gani commenced this action by claim filed August 29, 2008, in which he alleges that he came to the United States to attend SUNY Maritime College ("SUNY Maritime"), but his application to obtain legal status as a student was rejected by the United States Citizenship and...