ACLU files class action against ICE, President Trump detainment policy

ACLU files class action against ICE, President Trump detainment policy

Erin McCarthy Holliday, Jurist (April 12, 2018)

The ACLU of Massachusetts filed a class action lawsuit against President Trump and other administration officials on behalf of a Rhode Island resident and Guatemalan native, along with six similarly-situated plaintiffs, in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. The lawsuit argues that ICE’s efforts to detain and remove the non-citizens in the suit violates the rights of all petitioners under the due process and equal protection guarantees of the US Constitution, the Immigration and Nationality Act and its regulations, and the Administrative Procedure Act.

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