Category Archives: Immigration arrests

MT: State’s acting on nonbinding immigration detainer is an arrest subject to 4A and state law

An immigration detainer is not a demand to a state law enforcement officer to make a civil arrest, but, if a state law enforcement officer acts on it, it is a new arrest. It is ripe for judicial review because, … Continue reading

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San Diego Union-Tribune: An end to immigration checks on Greyhound buses reaffirms Fourth Amendment argument from civil rights groups

San Diego Union-Tribune: An end to immigration checks on Greyhound buses reaffirms Fourth Amendment argument from civil rights groups by Lisa Deaderick (“In Greyhound’s recent decision to no longer allow Border Patrol immigration checks on its buses, civil rights groups say … Continue reading

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WaPo: ICE runs facial-recognition searches on millions of Md. drivers, alarming immigration and privacy activists

WaPo: ICE runs facial-recognition searches on millions of Md. drivers, alarming immigration and privacy activists by Drew Harwell and Erin Cox (“Maryland defied federal guidelines in 2013 when it created driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants. But in recent years, Immigration … Continue reading

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CA11: Further detaining plaintiff at jail after she made bond on a hunch she was not legally in the U.S. denied QI

“The evidence, interpreted in the light most favorable to Alcocer, is sufficient for a reasonable jury to conclude that Mills violated Alcocer’s Fourth Amendment rights by continuing to detain her without new probable cause after her attempted posting of bond … Continue reading

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NYTimes: Greyhound to Stop Allowing Border Patrol Agents on Its Buses Without Warrants

NYTimes: Greyhound to Stop Allowing Border Patrol Agents on Its Buses Without Warrants by Johnny Diaz (“The bus company announced the policy change only days after a leaked memo revealed that agents could not board without consent.”)

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NYLJ: ICE Confronts the Privilege Against Courthouse Civil Arrests

NYLJ.com: Analysis: ICE Confronts the Privilege Against Courthouse Civil Arrests by Edward M. Spiro & Christopher B. Harwood (“In New York state over the last two years, ICE has increased its courthouse civil arrests of undocumented and other aliens by … Continue reading

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Slate: Greyhound Won’t Commit to Protecting Its Passengers From Racial Profiling Despite CBP Guidance

Slate: Greyhound Won’t Commit to Protecting Its Passengers From Racial Profiling Despite CBP Guidance by Jeremy Stahl:

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Minn. L. Rev.: The Fourth Amendment Implications of “U.S. Imitation Judges”

104 Minn. L. Rev. 1275: The Fourth Amendment Implications of “U.S. Imitation Judges” by Mary Holper:

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CNS: ACLU Sues ICE for Warrants in Dallas-Area Workplace Raid

CNS: ACLU Sues ICE for Warrants in Dallas-Area Workplace Raid by David Lee: DALLAS (CN) – The American Civil Liberties Union sued federal immigration officials Wednesday, demanding the search warrants for a raid last year at a Dallas-area electronics repair … Continue reading

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CA8: Officer’s training and experience not needed in SW affidavit if it shows PC

The facts in the affidavit for images on defendant’s cell phone were enough for probable cause. The officer did not have to detail his training and experience in sex assault cases, too. The alleged Franks violation, even if it was, … Continue reading

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techdirt: DHS Move Ahead With Plan To Harvest DNA Samples From Nearly Everyone Detained By ICE And CBP Privacy

techdirt: DHS Move Ahead With Plan To Harvest DNA Samples From Nearly Everyone Detained By ICE And CBPPrivacy by Tim Cushing:

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CA9: Immigration arrest valid on “reason to believe” this person was an alien illegally in the U.S.

BIA petitioner’s rights were not violated because she can’t show her arrest was an egregious violation of the Fourth Amendment. “The fact that agents detained and arrested Echeverria without first establishing her identity and alienage is of no moment. All … Continue reading

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