ICE Can't Use Evidence From Illegal Arrest, 2nd Circ. Says
By Suzanne Monyak (November 22, 2019, 7:54 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security won't be able to use evidence of a man's citizenship status against him in immigration court after the Second Circuit found that his initial arrest by immigration agents was likely unconstitutional.
A panel of judges found on Thursday that Christian Rodriguez, who was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement during a 2007 raid in New Haven, Connecticut, had presented a strong enough case that those agents had targeted him for arrest because of his race, in "egregious" violation of his constitutional rights.
The judges pointed to a report compiled by ICE after the arrest...
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