Judge Orders ICE to Release Medically Vulnerable Teenage Asylum Seeker After Nearly 1000 days of Unlawful Detention

After an excruciating 888 days in an ICE prison, Immigrant Defenders Law Center and Justice Action Center successfully obtained the release of Jose Hernandez Velasquez, a medically vulnerable 19-year-old who fled Guatemala when he was 16 to seek asylum in the U.S. Jose had been wrongfully held as an adult while still a minor, and […]

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