mmigration and Customs Enforcement officers tricked several people in Atlanta into opening their doors so they could enter without a search warrant and detain people slated for deportation in a series of controversial raids earlier this month, immigrants and lawyers told The Huffington Post.
The Southern Poverty Law Center is investigating what it describes as possible violations of the Fourth Amendment's guarantee against illegal search and seizure. ICE agents need consent to enter a home unless they've obtained a search warrant.
"Our review of the cases suggests that ICE used tactics during the raids that potentially are illegal and violate the constitution and that in several of these cases it appears that proper consent was not obtained to enter the houses," SP...
v. Lynch, No. 12-73289 (9th Cir.
2016), Petitioner, a citizen of Mexico, appealed the BIA's
determination that he was not eligible for cancellation
of removal or voluntary departure because he lacked good moral character
pursuant to 8 U.S.C. 1101(f)(1), as a "habitual drunkard." Petitioner
is a chronic alcoholic and has a ten-year history of alcohol abuse. The court
held that, under the Equal Protection Clause, a person’s medical disability
lacks any rational relatio...