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Feds Wrongly Detained 2 Immigrant Spouses, Judge Says

Law360 (June 11, 2018, 4:36 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Monday laid out his rationale for declaring last month that the federal government unlawfully detained two Brazilian natives who are part of a putative class action that alleges the federal government is violating the U.S. Constitution by detaining immigrants who seek green cards through their spouses.

U.S. District Judge Mark L. Wolf limited his 62-page opinion to the individual cases of Lucimar De Souza and Eduardo Junqueira, determining that the federal government violated the Constitution’s due process clause and several immigration...
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Case Title

Calderon Jimenez v. Cronen et al

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Nature of Suit

463(Habeas Corpus - Alien Detainee)


Mark L. Wolf

Date Filed

February 5, 2018

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