The ACLU of Oregon and cooperating attorneys at Johnson Johnson Lucas & Middleton today announced they filed a claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act on behalf of Isidro Andrade-Tafolla against Immigrations and Custom Enforcement (ICE). Andrade-Tafolla, a Washington County worker and U.S. citizen, was illegally detained by ICE agents outside the Washington County Courthouse on September 18, 2017. The claim seeks damages of $100,000 for Andrade-Tafolla’s humiliation, emotional distress, and psychological harm as a result of ICE’s actions that day.


Caitlin V. Mitchell and Jennifer J. Middleton of Johnson Johnson Lucas & Middleton; Mat dos Santos and Leland Baxter-Neal of the ACLU of Oregon

Pro Bono Law Firm(s)

Johnson Johnson Lucas & Middleton

Date filed

August 12, 2019