Washington DC - On August 21, 2015, Judge Gee of the District Court of Central California denied the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) motion to reconsider its July 24, 2015 ruling and ordered the release of immigrant children from the current family detention centers in Texas and Pennsylvania “without unnecessary delay”.
Washington D.C. - The Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) is disappointed at the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) response to U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee’s ruling on the detention of young mothers and children fleeing persecution in their home countries and seeking asylum in the United States. In its response filed on August 6, 2015, the DOJ requested that Judge Gee reconsider her ruling in light of the government’s recent detention policy and practice changes announced in May and June.
Mothers Lodge Complaint with DHS Offices for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties and Inspector General
Washington, DC— Today, ten mothers came forward to lodge formal complaints about the substandard medical care they and their children received while detained by the Department of Homeland of Security (DHS). The complaints describe the severe suffering families have endured due to poor access to a
SAN ANTONIO, TX – Today, Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), the American Immigration Council, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) called Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to account for the cascade of due process violations and detrimental practices at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas, and at the Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas.
June 24, 2015
Maura Moser, Director of Communications
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Washington, DC – CLINIC’s Training and Legal Support Staff Attorney Michelle Mendez has been named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer Award by the American Immigration Lawyers Association/AILA.
The award ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 20 at the annual AILA convention at the Gaylord Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.