Ninth Circuit Orders New Look at Bond Hearings for Immigrants

With “grave doubts” about the constitutionality of withholding bond hearings from immigrants detained longer than six months, a Ninth Circuit panel on Monday sent a class action back to the Southern California judge hearing the case and preserved a court order requiring bond hearings while the case is reviewed.

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Judge Likely to Allow Detained Migrant Children’s Claims to Move Forward

A federal judge denied the Trump administration’s effort to dismiss a lawsuit Friday by detained immigrant and asylum-seeking children who say that detention centers are compromising their health, blocking legal assistance and violating their due process rights.

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Federal Judge OKs Refugee Class Action Against Trump Administration

A federal judge ruled Thursday that Vietnamese refugees here a quarter century or more but who have lately been taken into custody by immigration authorities — despite not being eligible to be deported — may continue their national class action challenging their detentions.

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