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Local and national news outlets routinely cover our legal work and community involvement. Read more to learn about our work and see why De León, Nestor & Torres is a well-recognized law firm ready to help you with your Immigration, criminal defense, or civil rights case.  

Attorney Jesus Torres Garza represents victim of human trafficking in Minnesota. 

http://www.citypages.com/news/twin-cities-construction-is-booming-and-human-traffickers-are-coming-to-feed/499869302 

 

Susana De Leon Attorney and Dancer Without Borders. 

https://turtleroad.org/2019/06/14/susana-de-leon-attorney-dancer-without-borders/ 

 

Bruce Nestor. People’s Lawyer, Urban Gardener. 

https://turtleroad.org/2019/07/18/bruce-nestor-peoples-lawyer-urban-gardener/ 

 

Attorney Susana De Leon speaks about Hennepin County Sheriff’s cooperation with ICE. 

https://www.startribune.com/hennepin-sheriff-s-cooperation-with-ice-raises-outcry/436736583/ 

 

Immigration attorney Susana De Leon of Minneapolis opposes Pawlenty’s immigration reform plans.

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2008/01/07/immigration 

 

Charges dropped against immigrant whose LRT fare check went viral.

https://www.startribune.com/charges-dropped-against-immigrant-whose-lrt-fare-check-went-viral/430368403/ 

 

Attorney Bruce Nestor argues before the Minnesota Supreme Court: 

https://www.startribune.com/supreme-court-showdown-looms-over-minneapolis-ballot-questions/391720371/ 

 

Attorneys Bruce Nestor appeals conviction of local man convicted of trying to join the terrorist group ISIS. 

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/06/11/the-story-behind-this-weeks-appeals-in-3-isis-cases-minnesota

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2018/06/14/attorneys-spar-in-isis-appeal-hearing

 

A judge has dismissed the remaining charge against a South Dakota man represented by Bruce Nestor who prosecutors alleged was part of a 2016 riot at a Dakota Access Pipeline construction site based in part on DNA evidence found on a cigarette butt.

https://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/final-charge-against-dapl-dna-suspect-dismissed/article_093bfce6-bd82-5918-b16c-2048c96081cb.html 

 

Bruce Nestor, a Minnesota-based attorney representing some pipeline protesters, recently got three trespass cases from the same day dismissed after filing a motion.

https://bismarcktribune.com/news/state-and-regional/judge-dismisses-trespass-cases-midway-through-trial/article_16da2eec-2df7-5249-9610-24082d5e34b2.html 

 

New federal guidelines are quietly changing immigration enforcement in Minnesota.  

http://www.startribune.com/in-minnesota-and-nationally-deportations-drop-after-release-of-new-guidelines/352968261/  

 

Attorney Susana De León participates in a panel of three speakers at the University of Minnesota analyzing the phenomenon of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and how his anti-immigrant rhetoric affects the struggle for immigrant rights.  

http://www.fightbacknews.org/2015/11/5/speakers-u-mn-analyze-trump-s-anti-immigrant-politics  

 

11 Hispanic hunters claim Minnesota conservation enforcement officers racially profiled them. Hispanic hunters say they were targets of racial discrimination. 

http://www.startribune.com/hunters-sue-dnr-claim-they-were-racially-profiled/234844871/  

 

DNR changes ID policy in response to a suit by immigrant hunters. State conservation officers won’t be allowed to enforce immigration violations. 

http://www.startribune.com/dnr-changes-id-policy-in-response-to-suit-by-immigrant-hunters/297139901/  

 

Hopkins cops sued for arresting the wrong guy as a sex offender. The curious case of how one Hispanic man did time for another’s crimes was recently detailed by Minnesota Lawyer. Bartolo Torres is now suing the city of Hopkins, and its detective, for getting him mixed up with a sex offender.  

http://www.citypages.com/news/hopkins-cops-sued-for-arresting-the-wrong-guy-as-a-sex-offender-8122320  

 

Lawsuit: Bad police work led to false arrest. 

http://minnlawyer.com/2016/03/10/lawsuit-bad-police-work-led-to-false-arrest/ 

 

Black Lives Matter: The legal issues behind MOA protest 

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/02/20/bcst-black-lives-matter-mall-of-america  

 

Bloomington dismisses some charges against Black Lives Matter protesters. 

http://www.startribune.com/bloomington-dismisses-some-charges-against-black-lives-matter-protesters/320805291/  

 

Mall of America, where civil liberties go to buy.  

http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/mall-america-where-civil-liberties-go-buy/  

 

Judge dismisses charges against organizers of Black Lives Matter protest at MOA. 

http://www.startribune.com/judge-dismisses-charges-against-black-lives-matter-organizers-of-moa-protest/344894812/  

 

Charges dismissed against Black Lives Matter leaders for mall protest. 

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/11/10/black-lives-matter-mall-charges-dropped  

 

Migrant workers sue Seneca Foods. 

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2006/07/19/senecasuit  

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