DHS, Detained Immigrants Clash Over Database Doc Requests

Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 9:33 PM EDT) — The Department of Homeland Security on Friday exchanged blows over a document production bid with immigrants who say they were unlawfully held by Los Angeles County officers based on warrantless requests by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, contending that information in the requested documents is protected by statutes and regulations.

The federal agency told California’s Central District that production of the emails and documents sought by the plaintiffs — some lawful immigrants and some who had lived in the U.S. without authorization — could result in DHS officials violating…

Source: Law360