Civil Rights Groups Sue the Federal Government Seeking Bond Reform in Immigration System
April 6, 2016

“The federal government sets unreasonable bonds for detained immigrants, including asylum seekers, by failing to consider immigrants’ financial resources or ability to pay, according to a class action lawsuit filed today.

“The suit, filed by the ACLU Foundation of Southern California (ACLU SoCal) and the national ACLU, seeks to require the government to apply standards similar to those used in criminal cases when it sets bail bonds for immigrants.”

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