August 28, 2014
by Addison Morris
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) settled a federal lawsuit (text) on Wednesday, requiring US immigration authorities to ensure that undocumented Mexican immigrants are made aware of their right to a hearing before an immigration judge. The class action lawsuit, filed in June 2013, alleged ...[read more]
June 12, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
Unaccompanied immigrant children are facing abuse and mistreatment at the hands of US customs officials, according to a complaint filed Wednesday by a group of human rights organizations. The National Immigrant Justice Center, Esperanza Immigrant Rights Project, Americans for Immigrant Justice, ...[read more]
September 27, 2012
by Brandon Gatto
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Thursday urged the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stop delegating federal immigration authority to state and local law enforcement agencies, claiming this leads to racial profiling. Specifically, the ACLU contends that the 287(g) ...[read more]
August 22, 2012
by Sean Gallagher
JURIST Guest Columnist Kambiz Behi of EnterInvest and JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates examine the impact of the Russian Customs Union and the effects it has had on Eastern Europe...On January 1, 2012, Russia announced the establishment of a unified economic space with ...[read more]
May 12, 2012
by Saheli Chakrabarty
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Thursday filed a compliant with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking a federal investigation into allegations of abuse of individuals at ports of entries (POEs) along the U.S.-Mexico border by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents. The ...[read more]
September 6, 2011
by Sarah Posner
Ukranian President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday threatened to take Russia to international arbitration over gas disputes. Ukraine relies heavily on Russian oil imports, and its territory provides transit for 80 percent of Russia's oil supplies to Europe. Yanukovych would like to get out of a 10- ...[read more]
August 27, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit Wednesday demanding access to documents related to the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) policy of searching travelers' laptop computers. The ACLU originally requested the documents in June under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA... ...[read more]
August 18, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) acknowledged Monday that 11 deaths in immigration detention had gone unreported. ICE added 10 names to the official roster of immigration detainee fatalities and acknowledged an eleventh death that occurred last week. The revelation of the ...[read more]
April 3, 2009
by Adrienne Lester
A group of immigrants being detained in a Los Angles facility on Wednesday filed acomplaint against theUSImmigration and Customs Enforcement(ICE) agency for allegedly violating the constitutional rights of immigrants detained at the facility.The suit was filed in the... ...[read more]
December 9, 2008
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) formally began operations Tuesday. EULEX is a civilian mission under the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP) replacing the United Nations Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK). EULEX will assist and support Kosovo authorities in the areas of ...[read more]

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