Haitian Asylum Seeker Freed in Landmark Bond Case

“The court has rightly recognized that low-income people should not be held in immigration detention with no end in sight while their case is pending, simply because they cannot afford to pay an immigration bond. By ruling that ability to pay must be taken into consideration when determining a bond amount, the court is ensuring that our immigrant clients’ constitutional and statutory rights are protected.”

– BxD’s Paige Austin, an attorney in our Immigration Defense Practice speaking with Courthouse News Services about a landmark ruling by U.S. District Judge Abrams regarding immigration bonds.

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