Allegan and Kent counties at center of undocumented immigrant lawsuit.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) —
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A pair of lawsuits filed in federal court in West Michigan could have a huge impact on how members of law enforcement deal with undocumented immigrants across the U.S.
Robert Alvarez, the lawyer representing the plaintiffs, says he is ready to take both Allegan and Kent County Sheriff’s Departments to the Supreme Court if necessary.
“We have a constitution for a reason,” Alvarez says, referring to his client Aaron Lopez-Lopez.
Lopez is an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who has lived in the U.S. since 2001.
In August he was arrested and accused of driving drunk
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