No. 82-5772.

727 F.2d 957 (1984)

Marie Lucie JEAN, et al., Plaintiffs, Lucien Louis, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees-Cross-Appellants, State of Florida, Intervenor-Appellant, v. Alan C. NELSON, et al., Defendants-Appellants-Cross-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied May 4, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stanley Marcus, U.S. Atty., Sonia O'Donnell, Asst. U.S. Atty., Miami, Fla., Leon B. Kellner, New York City, Robert L. Bombaugh, Rudolph W. Giuliani, Associate Atty. Gen., Barbara L. Herwig, Michael Jay Singer, Appellate Staff, Civ.Div., Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., Nade E. Strickland, Crim. Investigator, U.S. INS, Dept. of Justice, Atlanta, Ga., for defendants-appellants-cross-appellees.

Ira J. Kurzban, Christopher Keith Hall, Kurzban, Kurzban & Weinger, National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee and Haitian Refugee Center, Inc., Miami, Fla., Bruce J. Winick, ACLU Foundation of Fla., Coral Gables, Fla., Michael Rosen, ACLU Foundation of Fla., Miami, Fla., Irwin P. Stotzky, University of Miami, School of Law, Coral Gables, Fla., Vera Weisz, Los Angeles, Cal., Mary B. Gilmore, Terrence A. Corrigan, Marla Simpson, Robert E. Jucean, New York City, for plaintiffs-appellees-cross-appellants.

J. Kendrick Tucker, Deputy Atty. Gen., Tallahassee, Fla., for intervenor State of Fla.

Dan Paul, Paul & Thomson, Steven M. Kamp, Miami, Fla., for amicus American Immigration Lawyers Ass'n.

Arthur C. Helton, Lawyers Committee for Intern. Human Rights, Richard Simpson, Elise A. Bloustein, Robert L. Weigel, Philip S. Weber, New York City, for amicus Immigration Law Clinic of Columbia University School of Law and Lawyers Committee for Intern. Human Rights.


Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied May 4, 1984.

VANCE, Circuit Judge:

This case presents complex and fundamental constitutional questions concerning the rights of excludable or unadmitted aliens1 and the authority of the Executive branch over immigration matters. It arises out of a class action brought on behalf of Haitian aliens who arrived in the Southern District of Florida on or after May 20, 1981 and were detained at various...

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