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ABA: Immigration Courts 'Irredeemably Dysfunctional, On Brink of Collapse'
Posted on 21 Mar 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Catherine E. Shoichet, CNN, March 20, 2019 "The American Bar Association is proposing a major overhaul of the US immigration system, calling the courts that decide whether to deport immigrants "irredeemably dysfunctional." "The immigration... Read More

CBO: Senate Immigration Bill Would Cut Deficits By $200 Billion
Posted on 19 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The immigration bill under consideration in the Senate would reduce federal deficits by nearly $200 billion over the next decade, and continue generating savings in the years beyond, even after millions of new citizens became eligible for health... Read More

Report Takes Hard Look at Immigration Detention
Posted on 23 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The immigrants being held in Essex County and facing deportation tell of being locked down in rooms while being denied medical help, of not getting "a mere" 1,000 to 1,500 calories a day in nutrition, of trying to sleep fully clothed... Read More

Jails No Place for U.S. Immigration Detainees, Report Says
Posted on 6 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A report issued today by Human Rights First reveals that despite a 2009 commitment made two years ago today to overhaul the immigration detention system, the United States continues to hold the overwhelming majority of its nearly 400,000... Read More

Thousands of Immigrant Parents Detained - HRW Report
Posted on 15 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Human Rights Watch, May 15, 2017 - "New data analysis reveals that more than 10,000 parents of US citizen children are most likely detained every year in California by immigration authorities, Human Rights Watch said today. In light of new Trump... Read More

New Report Exposes Inhumane Use of Solitary Confinement in Immigration Detention System
Posted on 28 Sep 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Immigrants in detention facilities around the United States are often subjected to punitive and long-term solitary confinement and denied meaningful avenues of appeal, according to an investigation by PHR and Heartland Alliance’s National... Read More

Video: CBO Reports Senate Immigration Bill Would Save $900 Billion
Posted on 20 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Congressional budget analysts said Tuesday that legislation to overhaul the nation's immigration laws would cut hundreds of billions from the federal deficit over the next two decades. Doug Stump, AILA President-Elect , joins us on Skype to... Read More

Judges give low marks to lawyers in immigration cases
Posted on 20 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The performance of many lawyers who represent immigrants facing deportation in New York has long been considered mediocre. But in a new report that seeks to measure the extent of the problem, immigration judges themselves step forward and... Read More

Immigration and the Revival of American Cities
Posted on 12 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A new report from the Americas Society/Council of the Americas and Partnership for a New American Economy looks at how immigration helps revitalize communities across the United States through the creation or preservation of manufacturing jobs,... Read More

Report: There Is No Border Crisis
Posted on 23 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Is there an “immigration crisis” on the U.S.-Mexico border? Not according to an examination of historical immigration data, according to a new paper from Rice University ’s Baker Institute for Public Policy . “Illegal”... Read More

White House Releases Immigration Modernization Report
Posted on 16 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski


White House: Immigration Bill Would Boost Agriculture, Rural Communities
Posted on 31 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Immigration legislation pending in Congress would create jobs in rural communities and increase exports of fruits, vegetables and other products, the Obama administration said Monday as it tried turn up the heat on Republican opponents of the bill... Read More