Category Archives: Immigration arrests

CA2: US citizen jailed without PC as an undocumented immigrant states a FTCA claim

A federal tort claims act case was properly stated for an American citizen plaintiff’s four day detention in an immigration facility as lacking probable cause. Hernandez v. United States, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 28081 (2d Cir. Sept. 17, 2019). Defendant … Continue reading

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NC: Failure to raise legality of arrest in trial court precluded appellate review

Defendant was an anti-abortion protestor with a sound system, and he was detained for a noise violation after officers with a 3M sound meter found him over the sound ordinance limit. He was to be arrested for that and he … Continue reading

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NJLJ: Law Enforcement Should Read Ruling on Detention of Undocumented Immigrants

NJLJ: Law Enforcement Should Read Ruling on Detention of Undocumented Immigrants (“The Third Circuit’s decision provides a ‘teachable moment’ with regard to the role of, and limits on, local law enforcement in detentions of undocumented aliens.”).

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MA: Calls from juvenile detention have no REP

Phone calls in juvenile detention were properly recorded. Defendant was on notice of recording. Commonwealth v. Odgren, 483 Mass. 41 (Sept. 4, 2019). In an immigration case where the petitioner bears the burden of showing an egregious violation of the … Continue reading

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Dallas Morning News: No shower for 23 days: U.S. citizen says conditions were so bad that he almost self-deported

Dallas Morning News: No shower for 23 days: U.S. citizen says conditions were so bad that he almost self-deported by Obed Manuel: Francisco Erwin Galicia, a Dallas-born U.S. citizen, spent 23 days in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border … Continue reading

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NYT: An American Citizen Is Released From Immigration Custody After Nearly a Month

NYT: An American Citizen Is Released From Immigration Custody After Nearly a Month by Manny Fernandez

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Immigration Blog: When May ICE Agents Enter Residences or Private Premises to Make Arrests?

Immigration Blog: When May ICE Agents Enter Residences or Private Premises to Make Arrests? by Dan Cadman:

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WSJ: Immigration-Enforcement Raids Begin in New York

WSJ: Immigration-Enforcement Raids Begin in New York by Jim Carlton and Corinne Ramey: ICE agents attempt raids in at least two city neighborhoods; President Trump says roundups will focus on criminals And some were stymied by lack of warrants.

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CT: Def didn’t abandon his apt when he was in jail and rent came due

Defendant did not abandon his crime victim’s cell phone hidden in a wall when he’d been incarcerated and was evicted from his house for nonpayment of rent. The police waited until the lease had expired for nonpayment and came to … Continue reading

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The Intercept: As Trump Announces Mass Immigration Raid, Documents Show How ICE Uses Arrest Quotas

The Intercept: As Trump Announces Mass Immigration Raid, Documents Show How ICE Uses Arrest Quotas by Maryam Saleh:

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Reuters: Motel 6 hotel chain to settle lawsuit over sharing guest lists with ICE

Reuters: Motel 6 hotel chain to settle lawsuit over sharing guest lists with ICE by Dan Whitcomb: Motel 6 has agreed to pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over claims the budget chain routinely provided guest lists from … Continue reading

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D.Mass.: ICE civil immigration arrests at Boston state courthouse enjoined

In a case brought by the Suffolk County DA in Boston, ICE is ordered to not civilly arrest witnesses and defendants at the courthouse. At common law, witnesses were immune from civil arrest at court. The court finds nothing in … Continue reading

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