Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

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

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