Federal Court Allows Challenge to Government Policy Using Detained Children as Bait to Arrest Families

Federal Court Allows Challenge to Government Policy Using Detained Children as Bait to Arrest Families

Legal Aid Justice Center (November 16, 2018)

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia denied the U.S. government’s motion to dismiss Legal Aid Justice Center’s lawsuit on behalf of detained immigrant children and their families, striking a blow to a new immigration policy that has kept thousands of children unnecessarily detained for months.

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