Client, who is in "withholding only" proceedings, was denied bond for lack of jurisdiction by the Immigration Judge in the Florence Immigration Court. Mr. Green filed a petition for writ of habeas corpus with the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona in Phoenix, in addition to a motion for a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order. The District Court judge granted the motion for preliminary injunction and ordered the Florence Immigration Court to provide the client with a bond hearing. Kathryn Staples successfully argued for the client's release.
Practice area(s): Immigration
Court: U.S. District Court and Florence Immigration Court