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Challenge to Orleans Parish Illegal Immigration Holds


Cacho, et al. v. Gusman

Briefs and Orders Filed with/Issued by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (from latest to earliest):

  • Plaintiffs’ Original Complaint (filed 2/2/11, PDF)
    "Mr. Mario Cacho and Mr. Antonio Ocampo, New Orleans reconstruction workers, hereby file this civil rights complaint against Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin N. Gusman because of his policy and practice of holding them and other New Orleans residents for indefinite periods in his jail without any legal authority and in violation of the United States Constitution and Louisiana law."