Tag Archive: INS

Exclusive Interview with a Pakistani Human Rights Attorney Minutes Before He Is Deported On Election Day; Organizers Estimate Between 3-4 People Are Deported Every Day From New York C – Democracy Now Video

Today we’re going to talk about an Election Day story that has not yet been reported by any media outlet. It’s a story about a pro-democracy activist and human rights attorney from Pakistan. He was deported on Election Day. He…
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Civil Liberties

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It’s a Free Country – Washington Post Live Online Web Chat – Transcript – PDF

      2002 It’s a Free Country Live Chat Transcript In the post-Sept. 11 atmosphere — a global war on terrorism, high suspicion in the populace and suspected terrorists being held by the government, what has happened to dissent?…
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Civil Liberties

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Ziglar v. Abbasi (formerly Turkmen v. Ashcroft)

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/turkmen-v-ashcroft Ziglar v. Abbasi (changed from Turkmen v. Ashcroft in November 2016) is a civil rights lawsuit filed in 2002 on behalf of a class of Muslim, South Asian, and Arab non-citizens swept up by the INS and FBI in…
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Civil Liberties

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Federal Judge Blocks Elián González Asylum — Democracy Now Audio Link

http://www.democracynow.org/2000/3/21/federal_judge_blocks_elian_gonzalez_asylum A federal judge today refused to block efforts to return six-year-old Elián González to Cuba, saying only the U.S. attorney general can grant political asylum to keep the boy in the United States. U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore’s…
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Civil Liberties

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Open Letter to President Clinton and the INS Regarding the Illegal Holding of Elian Gonzales – PDF

1999 Open Letter to President Clinton and the INS Regarding the Illegal Holding of Elian Gonzales The following organizations have endorsed the letter: Vivian Stromberg, Executive Director, MADRE Michael Steven Smith, Esq., National Lawyers Guild Margaret Ratner-Kunstler, Esq., Executive Director,…
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International War Crimes

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In re Constant – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1998

The notorious Emmanuel “Toto” Constant is alive and well–and free–in Queens, New York. Constant is the leader of FRAPH, the members of which nearly killed Alerte Belance. he is facing charges of murder and torture in Haiti. Among his reported…
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International War Crimes

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1997

This long-standing case raises fundamental issues about the political rights of immigrants.  In landmark decisions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, the case has established that immigrants facing deportation are entitled to the same First Amendment…
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Civil Liberties

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In re Constant – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket Fall 1997

The notorious Emmanuel “Toto” Constant is alive and well–and free–in Queens, New York. Constant is the leader of FRAPH, the members of which nearly killed Alerte Belance. he is facing charges of murder and torture in Haiti. Among his reported…
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International War Crimes

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1996

CCR and the ACLU of Southern California challenged the constitutionality of the McCarran-Walter Act in 1987 on behalf of seven Palestinians and a Kenyan who were arrested, held without bail, and threatened with deportation because of their alleged “affiliation” with…
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Civil Liberties, Palestine

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American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee v. Reno – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket Fall 1995

CCR and the ACLU of Southern California challenged the constitutionali­ty of the McCarran-Waller Act. in 1987 on behalf of seven Palestinians and a Kenyan who were arrested held without bail and threatened with deportation because of their alleged “affiliation” with…
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International War Crimes

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