Legal Complaint Against ICE for Withholding FOIA Records Related to Access to Counsel

The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for wrongfully withholding documents regarding access to counsel in immigration detention facilities. The ACLU submitted a  Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on Dec. 17, 2021, requesting records related to the agency’s policies regarding detained people’s access to counsel and ICE’s compliance with those policies. To date, ICE has not provided any responsive records.

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