Immigrants Nab $125K In Attys’ Fees From Feds In Parole Row

Law360, New York (December 21, 2015, 4:24 PM ET) — The federal government will pay $125,000 in attorneys’ fees to close out a lawsuit in Washington federal court alleging Seattle and Tacoma immigration courts had a policy of categorically denying requests for conditional parole, according to court documents filed Friday.

U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik signed off on the fee award in a brief order, finalizing an agreement between the U.S. Department of Justice and attorneys at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project and the American Civil Liberties Union.  The non-profit groups represent a class of…

Source: Law360