Man Nabbed At Green Card Interview Ordered Released

By Kevin Penton (August 6, 2018, 2:13 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge Friday ordered the release of a Salvadoran man whom immigration officers had detained when he attended a green card interview, determining that they violated the Constitution by trying to deport him before he could complete the process.

U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo determined that the federal government violated the Fifth Amendment and the Administrative Procedure Act by trying to deport Antonio de Jesus Martinez before he could complete the process of obtaining a green card through his marriage to a U.S. citizen.

Judge Arleo granted Martinez's petition for habeas corpus and for a temporary restraining...

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