Press Release: Judge Extends TRO Requiring Federal Government To Provide 48-Hours Notice Of Transfer For Legal Aid Immigrant Youth Clients, Joins Case With Pending Matter In US District Court In CA

Adriene Holder, Attorney-In-Charge of the Civil Practice at The Legal Aid Society, released the following statement today responding to a court decision extending an injunction requiring the Federal government to provide 48-hours notice of transfer for Legal Aid Society immigrant youth clients who were forcibly separated from their parents upon crossing the Mexico border into the United States:

“We are relieved that the Court extended this injunction requiring the Federal government to disclose important details on transfer plans and afford our clients sufficient time to speak with their parents and make a more informed decision about their case. The Legal Aid Society looks forward to joining the ACLU’s case, Ms. L. v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and arguing the merits of our litigation in Federal court.”