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ACLU Says Detention Of Iraqis Violates Constitution

Law360, New York (November 9, 2017, 4:36 PM EST) -- The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday asked a Michigan federal court to order the release of nearly 300 Iraqi immigrants who are being held by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying that their detention violates the Immigration and Nationality Act and is unconstitutional.

In a motion for a preliminary injunction filed with Michigan’s Eastern District, the ACLU said that ICE has refused to release the Iraqis despite a July 24 order halting their deportation, and argued that their indefinite detention violates the INA and the...
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Case Title

Hamama et al v. Adducci

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Michigan Eastern

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Mark A. Goldsmith

Date Filed

June 15, 2017

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