Immigration Law

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Juvenile Cases Help Push Immigration Court Backlog to New High: TRAC
Posted on 10 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

TRAC, July 10, 2014 : "As of the end of June 2014, the number of cases awaiting resolution before the Immigration Courts has climbed to an all time high of 375,503 -- an increase of more than 50,000 since the start of FY 2013 -- according to very... Read More

Immigration Judges Behind on Caseload
Posted on 1 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The government is not keeping up with the caseload in federal immigration courts, even with an increase in the number of judges handling the cases, the Justice Department inspector general reported Thursday. In a report, Inspector General Michael... Read More

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Caseload Crushes Immigration Court Dockets
Posted on 14 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Caitlin Esch, Marketplace, Dec. 14, 2015 - " We spoke to one former judge, Eliza Klein , who has decided cases in Miami, Boston and Chicago. She retired recently and now works on immigration cases at a law firm outside Chicago." Read More

The Rise of Federal Immigration Crimes: Unlawful Reentry Cases Drive Growth
Posted on 24 Mar 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"While the Obama administration claims that its immigration-enforcement efforts are focused on the apprehension of dangerous criminals and terrorists, federal statistics indicate that a great deal of time, effort, and money are devoted to locking... Read More