Immigrants Fight For Cert. In LA County Detainment Suits

Law360, Los Angeles (August 29, 2016, 11:00 PM ET) — Immigrants who say they were unlawfully held by Los Angeles County officers based on warrantless requests by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement urged a California federal judge Monday to certify eight classes representing tens of thousands, arguing common concerns predominate over individual issues.

The plaintiffs, some lawful immigrants and some who had lived in the U.S. illegally, are seeking to represent thousands of immigrants they claim were unlawfully arrested and detained without probable cause or an assessment of a risk of escape before a warrant could…

Source: Law360