Tag Archives: Immigration



LCCR files Lawsuit to Stop Towing Cars for Debt Collection

On February 13, 2018, Bay Area Legal Aid and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area filed a case challenging San Francisco’s practice of towing cars – without prior notice – just because of unpaid parking tickets. The Plaintiff in the case, James Smith, came back to the place he … Continue reading LCCR files Lawsuit to Stop Towing Cars for Debt Collection



Fox News Latino: Arizona attorneys sue feds over ‘deplorable’ conditions at immigrant detention centers

Original article can be found on Fox News Latino by Aalia Shaheed A federal judge says a group of attorneys can move ahead with their lawsuit against the federal government on behalf of three undocumented immigrants once held in Border Patrol Custody around Tucson, Arizona. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) first filed suit against Border … Continue reading Fox News Latino: Arizona attorneys sue feds over ‘deplorable’ conditions at immigrant detention centers



Law360: California Attorneys Sue U.S. For Info On ‘Rocket Dockets’

Original article can be found here by Matthew Bultman Law360, New York (February 2, 2016, 8:54 PM ET) — Immigration lawyers concerned about due process violations sued the federal government in California federal court Tuesday for information about the so-called rocket dockets that have been used to fast-track the cases of families and children in … Continue reading Law360: California Attorneys Sue U.S. For Info On ‘Rocket Dockets’



Courthouse News Service: Immigration Rocket Docket Rules Sought

Original article can be found on Courthouse News Service. by Nicholas Iovino SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – The Department of Justice makes it harder for vulnerable children and families to avoid deportation by hiding its priority immigration docketing policies from the public, the American Immigration Lawyers Association claims in court. Joined by three other legal groups, … Continue reading Courthouse News Service: Immigration Rocket Docket Rules Sought



Court Rejects Government’s Efforts to Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Inhumane Detention Conditions; Certifies Large Class of Immigrant Plaintiffs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 13, 2016 CONTACT: Candice Francis, LCCR, 415-543-9697×216, cfrancis@lccr.org Wendy Feliz, American Immigration Council, 202-507-7524, wfeliz@immcouncil.org Adela de la Torre, NILC, 213-400-7822, delatorre@nilc.org Steve Kilar, ACLU of Arizona, 602-773-6007, skilar@acluaz.org Hayley Home, Morrison & Foerster LLP, 415-268-6021, HHome@mofo.com San Francisco, CA — On Monday, a federal district court permitted a class action … Continue reading Court Rejects Government’s Efforts to Dismiss Lawsuit Challenging Inhumane Detention Conditions; Certifies Large Class of Immigrant Plaintiffs