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U.S. Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit Issues Ruling in Iraqi Deportation Case

U.S. Court of Appeals for Sixth Circuit Issues Ruling in Iraqi Deportation Case

2018-12-20 00:00:00

DETROIT, Mich. – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan is disappointed in today’s 2-1 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit that a lower court was powerless to stop the deportation of Iraqi nationals during the summer of 2017, even when those deported face persecution, torture or death.  The majority also ruled that the district court did not have jurisdiction to grant bond hearings, which resulted in the release of hundreds of detainees in January and February 2018, on a class-wide basis.

ICE Lied to Court to Keep Iraqi Detainees Locked Up, ACLU Says; Asks Court to Release Detainees and Open Secret ICE Documents

ICE Lied to Court to Keep Iraqi Detainees Locked Up, ACLU Says; Asks Court to Release Detainees and Open Secret ICE Documents

2018-08-29 00:00:00

The American Civil Liberties Union asked the U.S. District Court in Detroit to release over 100 Iraqi nationals who have been illegally detained by U.S. immigration authorities, most for more than a year. The ACLU is also requesting sanctions against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for misleading the court; and to unseal secret documents that show ICE’s prior statements to the court were false.

ACLU Wins Emergency Order from U.S. District Court Preventing Harassment of Iraqi Detainees

ACLU Wins Emergency Order from U.S. District Court Preventing Harassment of Iraqi Detainees

2018-06-20 00:00:00

Attorneys Can Visit Clients; ICE Will Tell Detainees They Can’t Be Deported for Refusing to Go to Iraq

DETROIT – U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith today issued an emergency order granting immediate relief to Iraqi detainees. The order prohibits harassment by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) intended to pressure long-time U.S. residents into agreeing to be deported.

December 20, 2018 Hamama, Detention, Immigrant Rights
DETROIT, Mich. – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan is disappointed in today’s 2-1 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit...
November 20, 2018 Iraqi, Detention, ICE
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan applauds the decision of U.S. District Judge Mark A. Goldsmith to order the U.S. Immigration and Customs...
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December 20, 2018 Hamama, Detention, Immigrant Rights
DETROIT, Mich. – The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan is disappointed in today’s 2-1 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit...
November 20, 2018 Iraqi, Detention, ICE
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan applauds the decision of U.S. District Judge Mark A. Goldsmith to order the U.S. Immigration and Customs...
Attorneys Can Visit Clients; ICE Will Tell Detainees They Can’t Be Deported for Refusing to Go to Iraq DETROIT – U.S. District Court Judge Mark Goldsmith...
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