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Scholars to Senate: Grassley Amendment 53 Unconstitutional

"As law professors and scholars of constitutional and immigration law, we urge you to oppose Senator Grassley’s Amendment 53, the “Keep Our Communities Safe Act of 2013.” The amendment is unconstitutional because it would require prolonged detention without a bond hearing for many...

Senators' Letter Blasts Private Immigration Prisons

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Sept. 26, 2016 - " Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), with other leading senators, pressed the Obama administration Monday on the use of private prisons and contract facilities by the Department of Homeland Security. The letter comes amid an internal review at DHS regarding...