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"Mr. Leyva was the first client in a new program that seeks to provide public defenders for all poor immigrants residing in New York who have been detained and are facing deportation. The initiative is the first of its kind in the country.
"In deciding who may stay and who must leave this country, the
deportation process for immigrants tolerates unfairness at every turn.
Current laws have denied basic due process protections to people held in
immigration detention. And now, a...
"In this unpublished decision, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) upheld the suppression of evidence obtained by ICE officers who, during an early morning home raid, entered the respondent's home through windows without a search warrant or...
VOLUME 33 DECEMBER 2011 NUMBER 2
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Innovative Approaches to Immigrant Representation: Exploring New Partnerships
"This Article weaves together the reasoning of two distinct lines of Supreme Court decisions to argue that: (1) deportation is a punishment under the law; and (2) the mandatory deportation of those deported due to a juvenile conviction violates the...
Article considers whether Padilla v. Kentucky might have implications
beyond the question of what constitutes effective assistance of counsel,
and specifically, whether Padilla might provide a basis for challenging
"The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appeals from the April 8, 2011, decision of an Immigration Judge terminating proceedings. On appeal, the DHS argues that the Immigration Judge erred by terminating proceedings because the DHS failed to establish...