Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of ICE Raids

Several Latino families and individuals, represented by the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund and an international law firm, filed a class action suit on September 20, 2007, against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) division of the Department of Homeland Security, charging that its agents unlawfully broke into and entered the homes of Latinos in the New York area without judicially issued warrants or other legal justification. The complaint describes armed ICE agents breaking down doors or forcing their way into Latino households in the pre-dawn hours without court warrants, terrifying children and adults, and looking for individuals who often do not even reside in the homes.

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Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation, a nationally recognized law firm, has successfully assisted hundreds of clients in immigration matters.