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Augusto v. Moniz

In May 2020, the ACLU of Massachusetts filed a class action lawsuit seeking the release of immigrants detained in Unit C-3 of the Plymouth County Correctional Facility (PCCF) due to the risk of contracting COVID-19 in confinement.

May 21, 2020 Immigrants' Rights

Grinis v. Spaulding

The ACLU of Massachusetts filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of people incarcerated at the Federal Medical Center in Devens, Massachusetts who are at severe risk of illness or death from COVID-19.

April 14, 2020 Criminal Law Reform

Rodas v. Moniz

The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is highly contagious. To protect their lives, petitioners Mario Luis Rodas-Mazariegos and Ray Anthony Marzouca seek immediate release from Plymouth County Corrections to a location where they may safely self-isolate for the duration of the outbreak.

March 25, 2020 Immigrants' Rights

Bollat Vasquez et al. v Wolf et al.

The ACLU of Massachusetts is suing the federal government on behalf of three Massachusetts families with loved ones who are stranded in Mexico under the Trump administration’s “Migrant Protection Protocols” (MPP).

March 23, 2020 Immigrants' Rights