ACLU Sues Gov’t For Info On Asylum-Seeker Detention Policy

Law360, San Francisco (October 21, 2016, 4:28 PM EDT) — The American Civil Liberties Union and a refugee studies center at the University of California, Hastings College of Law sued U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in California federal court Thursday over its alleged refusal to release documents that shed light on its policy for detaining asylum seekers.

The suit alleges ICE has failed to respond within proper statutory time limits to Freedom of Information Act requests that seek data on the agency’s parole decisions as well as policy documents that explain how it decides whether to…

Source: Law360