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Lawyers representing four immigration legal service organizations on Thursday launched a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of New York aimed at thwarting the Trump administration’s reported plan to deport thousands of undocumented immigrants as part of a series of nationwide raids expected in the coming weeks.

The lawsuit, filed preemptively by the American Civil Liberties Union, New York Civil Liberties Union and law firm Munger, Tolles, & Olson, argued the due process rights of those immigrants require that they be offered an immigration hearing prior to deportation. The legal action appeared to come in response to news reports that broke Thursday saying that nationwide ICE raids of undocumented families—backed by President Trump and reportedly first thought to be happening in June—would begin this Sunday.

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Dan M. Clark

Dan M. Clark is the Albany reporter for the New York Law Journal. He covers the state Court of Appeals, the state legislature, state regulators, and more. Email Dan anytime at [email protected]

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter, please find him @JasonBarrGrant

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