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ICE puts Stipulated Removal program on ice

"Federal immigration officials have quietly backed away from a program in Arizona and other Western states aimed at quickly and efficiently deporting [unauthorized] immigrants rather than keeping them in costly detention centers. Tens of thousands of [unauthorized] immigrants, including thousands...

Waiving Due Process (Goodbye): Stipulated Orders of Removal and the Crisis in Immigration Adjudication

"In recent years, an increasing number of deportations have taken place through a little-known procedure called stipulated removal, in which a noncitizen agrees to the entry of a formal removal order while waiving the right to an in-person hearing before an Immigration Judge. The federal...

ICE Abuse of Stipulated Removal Process Against Alleged Gang Members

Another blockbuster blogging / reporting feat of strength by Prof. Jacqueline Stevens, who writes: "Federal agents deployed through a special "Gang Surge Operation" have been arresting and deporting people based solely on unreviewed allegations of alienage and gang membership, including...

Unpub. BIA Stipulated Removal Victory: Matter of Ayala-Chan

"In this unpublished decision by Member Charles Adkins-Blanch, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) vacates a stipulated order of removal upon finding the respondent, who was unrepresented and never appeared before an Immigration Judge, did not knowingly and intelligently waive his right to appeal...