ACLU to testify in federal court in Boston to stop deportation of Indonesian nationals

WHAT: The American Civil Liberties Union and Nixon Peabody LLP will be in federal court in Boston to prevent the deportation of a group of Indonesian nationals, most of whom have lived in the United States for more than a decade and now face imminent removal to Indonesia where they are in grave danger of persecution, torture, or death due to their faith. The case is Devitri v. Cronen. The Boston field office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had worked with a coalition of Indonesian churches in New Hampshire to encourage longstanding members of the local Indonesian community to voluntarily … Continue reading