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By The Grotas Firm, PC

Federal Court Holds that Government Can Not Detain Immigrant for 28 Months

A District Court located in Newark, New Jersey held that it is unreasonable to detain an immigrant for twenty eight (28) months.   The government detained Kelechi Nwozuzu while he was fighting deportation.

The District Court held that this lengthy period of detention violated his Fifth Amendment right to due process. For a full copy of the decision please click on the link below. Decision Courtesy of Theodore Cox

Nwozuzu kelechi gerald 8.16.2012

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