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Immigration Law

Former Immigration Judges Ask Garland to Review/Rescind Trump-Era AG Certs

Round Table of Former Immigration Judges, May 25, 2021

"We, the Round Table of Former Immigration Judges, are a group of former Immigration Judges and appellate-level judges of the Board of Immigration Appeals. Relying on our combined centuries of experience on the bench, we hereby request that you review and rescind many, if not all, of the decisions that former Attorneys General Sessions, Whitaker, Barr, and Rosen certified to themselves. The vast majority of those decisions overturned decades of substantive and procedural immigration law and policy and are antithetical to an unbiased and independent immigration court system. We would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to discuss this pressing issue, among others. Our position on this issue is as follows...."