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Seeking Damages for Misconduct and Abuse by Immigration Officers under the FTCA

NILA’s latest practice advisory focuses on seeking monetary compensation under the Federal Tort Claims Act for the negligent acts or omissions, and, in some instances, intentional misconduct, of federal immigration officers. Originally written in 2013 by Priya Patel and NILA’s executive director, NILA staff updated the advisory in collaboration with NIPNLG staff. Read the advisory here.

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Comment Submitted!

The Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, and NILA submitted a lengthy comment in response to proposed regulations related to three important legal mechanisms that are available to noncitizens in removal proceedings: motions to stay removal, motions to reopen, and motions to reconsider. The proposed rules would impose new and arbitrary procedural hurdles; make seeking reopening and reconsideration significantly more burdensome; and result in the denial of meritorious claims for relief and protection from unlawful deportation. Read the comment here.

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