Resource: Saravia v. Sessions (Due Process for Immigrant Youth)

By: ACLU of Northern California

November 27, 2017

The ACLU of Northern California is suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) for using unsubstantiated claims of gang affiliation to illegally detain teenagers in jail-like facilities in California. The lead plaintiffs seek to represent a broader class of immigrant children and their families.