immigration

Federal judge requires government provide bond hearings to dozens of ACLU immigrant clients

Class action lawsuit argued federal government wrongly incarcerated dozens in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision.

Two more immigrants released on bond after federal judge's ruling

ACLU class action lawsuit argues federal government wrongly incarcerates dozens in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision.

Mayor-elect Walsh announces opposition to "Secure Communities"

ACLU of Massachusetts praises Boston's incoming mayor for standing up to the Federal S-Comm deportation dragnet.

Immigration detainees at Suffolk House of Corrections launch hunger strike

Detainees report conditions that mirror those identified by the ACLU five years ago in report "Detention and Deportation in the Age of ICE."

Federal government wrongly incarcerates dozens in Massachusetts jails under "mandatory detention" provision

Immigrants held without bond at government expense even though they are unlikely to flee.