Miriam Jordan, New York Times, June 25, 2022
"A Biden administration policy that prioritized the arrest of undocumented immigrants who are considered a threat to public safety and national security has been suspended as of Saturday, rendering millions...
Arizona v. Biden
"It is hereby ORDERED that: 1. Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 65(a), Defendants United States Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, in his official capacity as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, all their...
DHS, Sept. 30, 2021
"This memorandum provides guidance for the apprehension and removal of noncitizens. ... We will prioritize for apprehension and removal noncitizens who are a threat to our national security, public safety, and border security...
ICE, June 11, 2021 - [Provides a description of prosecutorial discretion, email addresses for PD requests, and links to further resources.]
ICE, May 27, 2021
" ... Prosecutorial discretion is an indispensable feature of any functioning legal system. The exercise of prosecutorial discretion, where appropriate, can preserve limited government resources, achieve just and fair outcomes...
By Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia
In this Analysis, Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, the founder/director of Penn State's Center for Immigrants' Rights, reflects on the implementation of the famous (or infamous) immigration-agency memos on using "prosecutorial...
"On behalf of the American Bar Association (ABA), I write to commend the Department of Homeland Security’s announcement that the Department will exercise its prosecutorial discretion with respect to deportation and removal cases in a more robust...
"Immigration officials released an undocumented Alabama woman from
custody on Thursday, about four hours after a Democratic congressman
told Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano about her case. The woman, a 19-year-old named Martha...
"While the Obama administration’s has expanded use of prosecutorial
discretion in immigration cases, the subject of immigrants without legal
representation and their ability to access this discretion remains
unresolved. In 2011, nearly...
"Immigrant groups want the government to more
consistently stay the cases of people who have not committed a crime.
But federal officials warned that they cannot rush the decision of
whether to grant a stay or deport someone. Each case is decided...
On Nov. 17, 2011 ICE posted a memo to the web entitled " Next Steps in the Implementation of the Prosecutorial Discretion Memorandum and the August 18th Announcement on Immigration Enforcement Priorities ."
EOIR released a related statement...
"The purpose of this memorandum is to provide additional guidance to Office of the Principal Legal Advisor (OPLA) attorneys regarding pending proceedings involving individuals who may fall outside of the revised Department of Homeland Security (DHS...
"DHS and DOJ have recently established an interagency working group to
implement existing guidance regarding the appropriate use of
prosecutorial discretion in a manner consistent with our enforcement
priorities. This interagency working group...
"A persistent puzzle in immigration law is how the removal adjudication system should respond to the increasing prevalence of violations of noncitizens’ constitutional rights by arresting officers. Scholarship in this area has focused on judicial...
On or about June 17, 2015 ICE posted this :
"Frequently Asked Questions Relating to Executive Action on Immigration
What changes has the Secretary’s memorandum made to...