Jailed Asylum Applicant Entitled To Bond, Nonprofit Says

Law360, New York (October 17, 2016, 4:30 PM EDT) — The government may not hold a Honduran man without bond while he challenges a removal order based on fear for his life from gang activity, a nonprofit has said in a suit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security filed in Louisiana federal court.

Daniel Acosta Sarmiento was wrongly denied bond because he was already removed to Honduras in 2008 and reentered illegally in 2012, the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice contended in its suit, seeking to establish a precedent in the Fifth Circuit…

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