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Case Name Brito v. Barr IM-MA-0025
Docket / Court 1:19-cv-11314 ( D. Mass. )
State/Territory Massachusetts
Case Type(s) Immigration and/or the Border
Attorney Organization ACLU Affiliates (any)
ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project
ACLU National (all projects)
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Male
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Due Process: Procedural Due Process
Suspension Clause
Content of Injunction
Reporting
Required disclosure
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Law-enforcement
General
Fines/Fees/Bail/Bond
Habeas Corpus
Over/Unlawful Detention
Placement in detention facilities
Immigration/Border
Detention - procedures
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Special Case Type
Habeas
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Ex parte Young (federal or state officials)
Ex Parte Young (Federal) or Bivens
Habeas Corpus, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2241-2253; 2254; 2255
Mandamus, 28 U.S.C. § 1361
Defendant(s) U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Plaintiff Description Two classes: Pre-Hearing Class: All individuals who 1) are or will be detained pursuant to 8 U.S.C. § 1226(a), 2) are held in immigration detention subject to the jurisdiction of the Boston Immigration Court, and 3) have not received an immigration bond hearing. Post-Hearing Class: All individuals who 1) are or will be detained pursuant to 8 U.S.C. § 1226(a), 2) are held in immigration detention subject to the jurisdiction of the Boston Immigration Court, and 3) have received a bond hearing.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Affiliates (any)
ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project
ACLU National (all projects)
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status outcome Granted
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Document/information produced
Declaratory Judgment
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Order Duration 2019 - n/a
Filed 06/13/2019
Case Ongoing Yes
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  Pereira Brito v. Wilkinson (Previously Pereira Brito v. Rosen and Pereira Brito v. Barr)
Date: Jun. 17, 2021
(ACLU of Massachusetts)
Citation: Pereira Brito v. Wilkinson (Previously Pereira Brito v. Rosen and Pereira Brito v. Barr), ACLU of Mass., https://www.aclum.org/en/cases/pereira-brito-v-wilkinson-previously-pereira-brito-v-rosen-and-pereira-brito-v-barr (last visited June 17, 2021).
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Court Docket(s)
D. Mass.
01/31/2020
1:19-cv-11314-PBS
IM-MA-0025-9000.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
D. Mass.
06/13/2019
Habeas Corpus Petition and Class Action Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 1]
IM-MA-0025-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Mass.
08/06/2019
Memorandum and Order [ECF# 58] (395 F.Supp.3d 135)
IM-MA-0025-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Mass.
11/27/2019
Memorandum and Order [ECF# 88] (415 F.Supp.3d 258)
IM-MA-0025-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | External Link | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Saris, Patti B. (D. Mass.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Bissonnette, Gilles R (New Hampshire) show/hide docs
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Cohen, Susan J. (Massachusetts) show/hide docs
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Dougherty, Ryan T (Massachusetts) show/hide docs
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Finegan, Susan M. (Massachusetts) show/hide docs
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Kim, SangYeob (New Hampshire) show/hide docs
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Klementowicz, Henry (New Hampshire) show/hide docs
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Lafaille, Adriana (Massachusetts) show/hide docs
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Mather, Jennifer J (Massachusetts) show/hide docs
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