Category Archives: Immigration arrests

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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Chron.com: Appeals court: Portions of Texas ‘sanctuary city’ law can take effect

Chron.com: Appeals court: Portions of Texas ‘sanctuary city’ law can take effect by Mike Ward:

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arstechnica: ICE: We don’t use stingrays to locate undocumented immigrants

arstechnica: ICE: We don’t use stingrays to locate undocumented immigrants by Cyrus Farivar: The acting head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the federal agency charged with deportations, has confirmed in a new letter that it does not use cell-site … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Trump Administration Moves to Expand Deportation Dragnet to Jails

NYTimes: Trump Administration Moves to Expand Deportation Dragnet to Jails by Caitlin Dickerson ABAJ: Plan would designate sheriffs as ICE contractors in bid to bypass Fourth Amendment court decisions By Debra Cassens Weiss They already are yanking defendants awaiting trial … Continue reading

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