Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Should courthouses be "off limits" to immigration authorities?

Rosario Socope, a Guatemalan immigrant in the country illegally, had an unwelcome surprise waiting for her when she attended a pretrial hearing on a felony charge at a courthouse in Brooklyn this month. As she stepped out of the courtroom into a public hallway, she was approached by immigration agents seeking to deport her.

Article here (via WSJ Law Blog). 

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