Another District Court Rejects Matter of Rojas: Valdez v. Terry

"[R]egardless of how many district courts have followed or rejected the BIA’s decision in Matter of Rojas, those decisions are not binding on this Court and the Court agrees with the Magistrate Judge that the mandatory detention provision in § 1226(c) does not apply to Petitioner. The...

IACHR Issues Statement on Deportations to Haiti

Farrin Anello writes: "I am writing to share a recent statement by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, which has urged the United States to suspend deportations of Haitian nationals who are seriously ill or who have family in the United States. On November 3, the University of Miami School...

Honduran Immigrant in Minnesota Released After Two Years of Detention

"Dolores had just fallen asleep in her jail cell early one morning last week when she heard a guard’s voice barking: “Get your things together. You’re going.” At first, Dolores thought she was being deported. For much of the time since immigration agents picked her up in...