Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Federal Judge Excludes ICE Agents from Deposition Room for Testimony Regarding Immigration Information in Civil Rights Case

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Andrew Free writes - "See ... today's decision from Judge John S. Bryant, a Magistrate Judge in the Middle District of Tennessee.  The Court previously granted Plaintiffs' motion for a protective order regarding their immigration status and that of third-party witnesses.  ICE defendants' counsel claimed it was "absurd" to force the ICE agents to leave a deposition room while such questioning took place.  The Judge disagreed.  The case is Nunez-Escobar v. Gaines