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Immigration Worksite Enforcement Litigation


National Immigration Law Center v. Department of Homeland Security

Lawsuit alleges that immigration officials violated the Freedom of Information Act by failing to release information about the mistreatment of workers detained during a Feb. 2008 workplace raid in Los Angeles. The mistreatment included racial profiling, intimidation, and denial of access to counsel.

National Lawyers Guild v. Chertoff

Lawsuit challenging U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) policy and practice of excluding attorneys from interviews with workers detained after a 2/08 Los Angeles worksite raid.