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A federal appeals court ruled that Davino Watson, a U.S. citizen who was erroneously locked up in immigration detention for three years, is not entitled to monetary compensation for the government's gross negligence. NIJC and a team of pro bono attorneys from Holland & Knight represent Mr. Watson.

NPR: U.S. Citizen Who Was Held By ICE For 3 Years Denied Compensation By Appeals Court (8/1/2017)

Los Angeles Times (op-ed): If this U.S. citizen had a lawyer, he wouldn't have spent 1,273 days in immigration detention (8/1/2017)

Newsday: Appeals court rules man can’t sue U.S. over improper incarceration (7/31/2017)

Courthouse News Service: U.S. Citizen Loses Award for 3-Year Immigration Lockup (7/31/2017)