unlawful detention

Report: Coalition of Immigrant Rights Groups Reaffirms Constitutional Protections for Locally Detained Immigrants and Backs Sanctuary Cities

A new report published by a coalition of immigrant rights organizations challenges a key immigration policing technique employed by the federal government. The document outlines the glaring legal deficiencies inherent in ICE-issued detainers and other administrative forms for requesting the … Read more »

Chicago Citizens, Lawyers Gather Outside Mayor Emanuel’s Office to Call for CPD Reforms

Pro-bono defense attorneys from First Defense Legal Aid (FDLA) and victims of unlawful police detention delivered a stirring press conference on Tuesday afternoon in which they demanded changes to Chicago Police Department (CPD) protocol that currently threatens basic constitutional rights.… Read more »