“It seems like the focus now is identify and remove people as quickly as possible,” Ibañez Whitlock said. “For me, as an attorney, that raises serious due process concerns — because even non-citizens have certain due process rights in the United States.”
Attorney Lindsay Gray discusses how legally vetted and approved immigrants are being affected by the Trump Administration’s Travel Ban
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“In the context of the executive order, due process rights “kick in” once a non-citizen has been deprived of their right to liberty. Those rights are given once the government chooses to detain a non-citizen, and much of the chaos surrounding the order rollout came from individuals being detained for hours on end and even being forcibly returned to other countries by government airport officials.
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