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Siana McClean is an immigration attorney and the regional American Immigration Lawyers Association representative. She works with detainees at the Federal Detention Center in Batavia. Her drive to the court involves crossing the U.S. Canadian Border. 

But since March 16th, she hasn’t been making the trip. She's worried about the coronavirus. 

Buffalo Federal Detention Facility

A federal class action lawsuit has been filed against Attorney General William Barr and other federal officials to halt what they contend are unconstitutional practices at bond hearings in the Buffalo and Batavia immigration courts.

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A federal judge has ruled that the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility in Batavia must reform how it decides parole for asylum.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

For immigrants and refugees seeking asylum, receiving proper medical evaluations before entering the United States could be lifesaving - especially for victims of torture.