Reverberations from recent mandatory detention case, Rodriguez v. Robbins

Monday, August 12th, 2013

I recently wrote¬† about a 9th Circuit case, Rodriguez v. Robbins, where the Court upheld a preliminary injunction in the Central District of California¬† holding that after six months of detention a detained alien is entitled to a bond hearing. Today the Central District of California issued a new injunction ordering Immigration and Customs Enforcement to set up bond hearings with immigration judges for aliens detained for more than six months instead of requiring the detained alien to arrange for…