Government Accused Of Hiding Immigration Bond Policies

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Publish Date:
August 3, 2017
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  • Iovino, Nicholas
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Courthouse News Service
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Summary

The federal government is withholding records on its immigration bond system from the public, including how much money it collects and how it spends unclaimed bond money, an immigrant advocacy group claims in court.

In a federal lawsuit Wednesday, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus says the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement won’t release the bulk of records on immigration bond policies and practices.

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It is represented by Jennifer Stark with the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, part of the Mills Legal Clinic at Stanford Law School.

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