Resource: Celimen Savino, et al. v. Souza

By: Yale Law School

March 27, 2020

On March 27, 2020, Maria Alejandra Celimen Savino and Julio Cesar Medeiros Neves, two immigrants detained at Bristol County House of Corrections, filed suit on behalf of themselves and a proposed class of all other persons held by ICE at Bristol. The suit seeks the emergency release of each member of the class and a ban on any new ICE admissions to the jail. They Petitioners are represented by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic and Lawyers for Civil Rights.