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EDVA: Due process requires bond hearing for long-detained immigrant (access required)

A Salvadoran immigrant, detained for the past 14 months while he challenges removal, deserves an individual bond hearing to determine whether flight risk or danger to society justifies his prolonged detention. Background Petitioner Jose Rodriguez Portillo first unlawfully entered the U.S. in 2007 after his cousin was murdered and his aunt received death threats. He was convicted ...