Citizenship in the United States
The agency previously planned to deport the father despite his child’s leukemia.
“If it comes down to me being deported, I would rather leave this world in the country I gave my heart for,” said Miguel Perez, Jr.
The boy's birth certificate lists one parent as a U.S. citizen, which should entitle him to citizenship as well, the lawsuit argues.
"The illegal immigrants are people who shouldn’t be here."
This is a very personal issue for me and should be for all Americans.
"John Doe" has been held without charges and without counsel for over three months.
America's institutional barriers seem entrenched, and the fight to uproot them is an exhausting one.
“What the government is suggesting is an end run around the right to habeas," said U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan.
Federal Judge Slams Trump Administration's 'Circular Reasoning' For Imprisoning U.S. Citizen Without Access To Lawyer
The judge ordered the government to tell her by 5 p.m. whether the prisoner has been advised of his rights and whether he has asked for a lawyer.