- JOAQUIN ORELLANA CASTANEDA, and GERMAN HERNANDEZ ARGUETA v. COUNTY of SUFFOLK, and SUFFOLK COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE; et al.
Immigrants’ rights case challenging Suffolk County’s Sheriff’s department on unconstitutional detainer practices, a key component of the federal administration’s attempts to dismantle basic constitutional rights.
- Civil rights suit involving 20 Latinx immigrant plaintiffs who were systematically racially profiled, stopped and robbed by uniformed Suffolk County police for more than a decade.
- ROXANA ORELLANA SANTOS v. FREDERICK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, FREDERICK COUNTY SHERIFF CHARLES JENKINS, et. alImmigrants’ rights case defending an undocumented Latina immigrant worker who was racially profiled while eating lunch in a public area then arrested, transferred to ICE custody, detained and kept from her child for 46 days.