Yesterday, April 16, 2014, the Obama administration's Federal Protective Service blocked immigration lawyers and their clients from entering the Denver Immigration Court unless they presented government-issued ID and were willing to submit to a National Crime Information Center background check.

Immigration lawyer David Kolko, his client Luis Alberto Rojas Gomez, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Colorado Chapter filed suit seeking an emergency temporary restraining order arguing that the detention pending the background check violated the 4th Amendment, and the 14th and 5th Amendment against unwarranted intrusions on privacy.

Click here to read the entire Petition.