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Feds Seek Deportation of Former DEA Informant; CA9 Oral Argument on Dec. 4, 2012.

"On Tuesday, December 4, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice will try to persuade a federal court that a former informant for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) should be deported to Peru, despite the danger awaiting her there. ... In April 2006, an immigration judge granted Ms. Pinhas...

ICE, EOIR and CA1 Throw Informant to the Wolves: Costa v. Holder

"Elisabete Costa, a Brazilian citizen, petitions for review of the Board of Immigration Appeals' ("BIA") order affirming her removal to Brazil. Costa entered the United States illegally in 2003. Thereafter, she began working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE"...