We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Detainee Finances Must Factor In Bond Hearings, Judge Finds

Law360 (February 12, 2018, 5:40 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge ruled on Friday that immigration judges must consider detained asylum seekers' financial circumstances and alternative conditions of relief when setting bond, saying a failure to consider both factors amounts to a denial of bond.

U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford clarified a November preliminary injunction requiring an upstate New York Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility to end its alleged practice of keeping asylum seekers locked up without the opportunity for release on parole or bond while awaiting their hearings to...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Abdi v. Duke, et al.


Case Number

1:17-cv-00721

Court

New York Western

Nature of Suit

Habeas Corpus - Alien Detainee

Judge

Elizabeth A. Wolford

Date Filed

July 28, 2017

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.