January 30, 2018
By Britanny Hamama
Tonight, my mom, Nahrain Hamama, is attending the State of the Union in Washington, DC, as a guest of U.S. Congressman Sander Levin.
When my mom told me, I couldn’t believe it. I asked, "The...
Federal Judge Grants Iraqi Nationals Release by Feb. 2 Unless Immigration Courts Find Clear and Convincing Evidence of Flight Risk or Public Safety RiskJanuary 03, 2018
A federal court today ruled that nearly 300 Iraqi nationals who have been detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will have an opportunity to be released. U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith ruled that when Iraqis in the case...
December 20, 2017
By: Monica Andrade, Skadden Fellow, and Bonsitu Kitaba-Gaviglio, Staff Attorney, ACLU of Michigan
“What did we do to deserve this?”
“If they’re being deported, why are they still in detention? And how long will...
November 08, 2017
The American Civil Liberties Union and partner organizations have filed a brief asking a federal court to order the release of Iraqi nationals who have been detained for months by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The court previously...
Detroit Homeowners Seek Appeal to Michigan Supreme Court in Lawsuit Challenging Racially Discriminatory Tax ForeclosuresNovember 01, 2017
Wayne County’s tax foreclosures continue to disproportionately impact African-American homeowners
Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the ACLU of Michigan, and the law firm of...