March 20, 2023

Judge sets competency protocol for immigrant detainees

By Amanda Bronstad, From The National Law Journal The federal government has 90 days to implement court-ordered procedures that for the first time would screen undocumented immigrant detainees for mental competency. U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee, who ruled in a class action last year that mentally incompetent immigrant detainees should be afforded a lawyer, now […]