ICE Violates the Fourth Amendment When It Detains People Without Probable Cause, Court Rules

By September 23, 2020In the News

ICE Violates the Fourth Amendment When It Detains People Without Probable Cause, Court Rules  

Kate Goettel, Immigration Impact (September 18, 2020) 

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion on Gonzalez v. ICE, indicating that the wrongful detention of individuals suspected of being non-citizens violates the Fourth Amendment. Much of this violation stems from ICE’s use of error-ridden fingerprint databases, leading them to issue detainers without neutral evaluation.

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