NIJC Sues ICE For Unlawfully Jailing Young Immigrants

NIJC Sues ICE For Unlawfully Jailing Young Immigrants

National Immigrant Justice Center (March 5, 2018)

The National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of immigrant teenagers who came to the United States alone and later were transferred from government shelters to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention centers when they turned 18. Many, including the lead plaintiffs, came to the U.S. seeking safety from dangerous situations at home and were awaiting reunification with family or sponsors.

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