Category Archives: Immigration arrests

The Appeal: In a Private Facebook Group, California Police Brag about Breaking State Law to Help ICE

The Appeal: In a Private Facebook Group, California Police Brag about Breaking State Law to Help ICE by Darwin BondGraham (“Some officers have recently boasted about breaking state law and collaborating with ICE, according to messages posted in a private … Continue reading

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CA2: BIA erred in not suppressing; a prima facie case of an egregious violation of the 4A was shown because it was apparently race based stop and there was virtually no PC

BIA erred by denying petitioner’s motion to suppress evidence of his alleged alienage. He made out a prima facie case of an egregious violation of his constitutional rights where the evidence tended to show a racial animus in the planning … Continue reading

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N.D.Cal.: Arrest warrants don’t grow stale like SWs

The officer had probable cause to arrest defendant and conduct a search incident to arrest. Thus, the question of probation search is moot. The passage of time (here a little over two months) between knowledge of the arrest warrant and … Continue reading

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Courthouse News Service: Judge Blocks ICE From Using Flawed Databases to Detain Immigrants

Courthouse News Service: Judge Blocks ICE From Using Flawed Databases to Detain Immigrants by Jon Parton:

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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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