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Law School Sues On Behalf of Immigrants

Seton Hall Law School along with the Brazilian Voice, a Portuguese-language newspaper, have sued the Department of Homeland Security over documents which the two groups believe pertain to unlawful raids. The raids, performed against immigrant families in New Jersey, are thought to be unwarranted though Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Mike Gilhooly maintains that a federal judge ordered the immigrants involved to be removed. The parties originally filed a request under the Freedom of Information Act but chose to sue after an expedited request was rejected by the DOHS. To read more, please click here.