Category Archives: Immigration arrests

CA2: In removal proceedings, pet’rs made a prima facie case of egregious 4A violation; remanded

“In removal proceedings before the IJ, both petitioners moved to suppress the evidence obtained during the search, arguing that the search violated the Fourth Amendment because it was conducted without a warrant, consent, or exigent circumstances, and, even assuming the … Continue reading

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The order in the Philadelphia sanctuary city case

The Philadelphia sanctuary city case: City of Philadelphia v. Sessions, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94709 (E.D. Pa. June 6, 2018).

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KOAT-Albuquerque: Border patrol agent stops two people after they spoke Spanish in Montana

KOAT-Albuquerque: Border patrol agent stops two people after they spoke Spanish in Montana by David Taube:

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Vice: ICE Agents Should Know the Law, but They’re Fine with Warrantless Raids

Vice: ICE Agents Should Know the Law, but They’re Fine with Warrantless Raids by Eoin Higgins: A leaked training manual says officers should be familiar with Fourth Amendment procedures. So what explains their aggressive actions on a New York farm?

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WNYC: The U.S. Citizens ICE Wants to Deport

WNYC: The U.S. Citizens ICE Wants to Deport, hosted by Hari Kondabolu

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CA5: TX sanctuary cities law is not enjoined pending trial; law not shown unconstitutional in all its applications

Texas’s sanctuary cities law (SB4) is not enjoined pending trial. Plaintiffs do not show that the law is unconstitutional in all its applications. City of El Cenizo, Texas v. State of Texas, 17-50762 (5th Cir. Mar. 13, 2018):

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HuffPo: Trump’s Anti-Immigration Machine Is Chipping Away At The Fourth Amendment

HuffPo: Trump’s Anti-Immigration Machine Is Chipping Away At The Fourth Amendment by Cesar Vargas: Now as president with the power to direct actions by the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees our nation’s border and immigration policies, he is exploiting … Continue reading

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The Intercept: Confidential ICE Handbook Lays Out Paths for Investigators to Avoid Constitutional Challenges

The Intercept: Confidential ICE Handbook Lays Out Paths for Investigators to Avoid Constitutional Challenges by Eoin Higgins:

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The Intercept: Confidential ICE Handbook Lays Out Paths for Investigators to Avoid Constitutional Challenges

The Intercept: Confidential ICE Handbook Lays Out Paths for Investigators to Avoid Constitutional Challenges by Eoin Higgins:

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Newsweek: Police Who Help ICE Detain Undocumented Immigrants Could Be ‘Violating Fourth Amendment,’ Experts Say

Newsweek: Police Who Help ICE Detain Undocumented Immigrants Could Be ‘Violating Fourth Amendment,’ Experts Say by Chantal Da Silva: When Wilson Rodriguez Macarreno called 911 after hearing an intruder outside his family home, the last thing he expected was that … Continue reading

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NYTimes: ICE’s Courthouse Arrests Undercut Democracy

NYTimes: ICE’s Courthouse Arrests Undercut Democracy by César Cuauhtémoc and García Hernández:

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Two on RS for immigration stops on RS

The Brignoni-Ponce factors on the totality showed reasonable suspicion. Defendant’s attempt to isolate the factors and provide innocent explanations for all doesn’t work because of Arvizu: there is still reasonable suspicion on the totality. United States v. Rivero, 2017 U.S. … Continue reading

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