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US ICE officials ordered to testify in married immigrants' suit

12:25  11 october  2019
12:25  11 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered immigration officials to appear in court for a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's practice of targeting for deportation immigrants seeking to become legal U.S. citizens through marriage.

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seal is seen before a press conference discussing ongoing enforcement efforts to combat human smuggling along the Southwest border of the United States, July 22, 2014 at  ICE headquarters in Washington, DC. © PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seal is seen before a press conference discussing ongoing enforcement efforts to combat human smuggling along the Southwest border of the United States, July 22, 2014 at ICE headquarters in Washington, DC.

Judge Mark Wolf ordered officials with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to be prepared to testify Thursday about their decision to continue to detain six people named in a 2018 class action lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union.

The civil rights group says federal regulations allow certain spouses of U.S. citizens to remain in the country while they try to obtain lawful immigration status. The ACLU said ICE released three people of the six people Thursday evening.

The immigrants named in the suit were arrested by ICE during marriage interviews required by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

An ICE spokesman didn't respond to an email seeking comment.

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