Immigration Law

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CLINIC Practice Advisory: Matter of L-A-B-R-, 27 I&N Dec. 405 (A.G. 2018)
Posted on 12 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CLINIC, Dec. 6, 2018 - "This practice advisory provides practitioners guidance on Matter of L-A-B-R-, a decision issued on August 16, 2018. In L-A-B-R- , former Attorney General Jeff Session addressed the factors that an IJ must consider when a respondent... Read More

Law School Clinic Brings Deported Army Vet Home
Posted on 21 Sep 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Brooke Staggs, Orange County Register, Sept. 20, 2018 - "Wearing his black Army uniform and maroon beret, Fabian Rebolledo stood tall Wednesday on the lawn of his family’s Azusa home, happy to be back on American soil for the first time in... Read More

Groups Protest 'Public Charge' FAM Change
Posted on 29 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AILA, NILC and CLINIC, Aug. 28, 2018 - "The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc., and the National Immigration Law Center write to express our concern over current policy relating to the assessment... Read More

Fact Sheet on Family Separation for Asylum seekers - CLINIC
Posted on 10 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CLINIC, Aug. 9, 2018 - "In April 2018, the Trump Administration began a “Zero Tolerance” policy that led to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) separating asylum-seeking parents from their children. This policy affected both families... Read More

Year-Long Effort by UHLC Immigration Clinic Halts Deportation of Somali Green Card Holder
Posted on 9 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

University of Houston Law Center, Aug. 7, 2018 - "University of Houston Law Center faculty, students and alumni working through the school's Immigration Clinic helped convince a federal judge to order an immigration court to review the case of... Read More

Cornell Asylum Clinic Wins BIA Remand for Somali (unpub., May 25, 2016)
Posted on 1 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stephen W. Yale-Loehr, Professor of Immigration Law Practice, Cornell Law School , and Co-Author, Immigration Law & Procedure Treatise , writes: "My colleague Estelle McKee and two students (Jamie Long and Melvin Wu) just won a remand from the... Read More

Report: Refugee Moms, Kids Targeted by DHS Enforcement Actions Show Disturbing Due Process Concerns
Posted on 15 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CLINIC and CARA Pro Bono Family Detention Project, June 15, 2016 - "The stories of Central American mothers who were picked up for deportation in the latest round of federal enforcement actions shows a pattern of targeted scrutiny towards individuals... Read More

Barbara Hines, Denise Gilman Play Key Role in Defending Detained Refugee Kids, Moms in Texas
Posted on 1 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jazmine Ulloa, Austin American-Statesman, Jan. 31, 2016 - "More than 120 women with children — loaded into government vehicles and shuffled from city to city — arrived this month at the immigrant family detention center in Dilley, adding... Read More

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Deplorable Medical Treatment at Family Detention Centers - Complaint Filed
Posted on 31 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Ten mothers came forward to lodge formal complaints about the substandard medical care they and their children received while detained by the Department of Homeland of Security (DHS). The complaints describe the severe suffering families have endured... Read More

Groups Allege Coercion and Intimidation of Detained Mothers and Children in Texas Immigration Lockup
Posted on 1 Oct 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AIC, Sept. 30, 2015 - "Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), the American Immigration Council, Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES), and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), partners in the... Read More

Tags: clinic , raices , aila , ICE , dilley

Hague Convention Victory for UH Law Center Immigration Clinic: Peralta v. Garay
Posted on 24 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Geoffrey A. Hoffman writes: "I wanted to share this recent decision dated 1/12/2018 involving the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction from the Southern District of Texas. Congrats to our clinic students, Saif... Read More

Unpub. BIA Victory re Ineffective Assistance, Equitable Tolling (Feb. 12, 2018)
Posted on 19 Feb 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CLINIC Training and Legal Support Senior Attorney Michelle N. Mendez writes: "The ASAP team of Swapna Reddy, Dorothy Tegeler, and Liz Willis has done it again. With just a few days before her check-in with Atlanta ICE ERO, a mother reached out to... Read More

Bond-Related Issues for DACA Recipients - CLINIC Practice Advisory (Mar. 26, 2018)
Posted on 26 Mar 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CLINIC, Mar. 26, 2018 - "The aim of this practice advisory is to provide practitioners with a resource for representing former DACA recipients in INA § 236(a) immigration bond proceedings." Copyright 2018, The Catholic Legal Immigration... Read More

New Resources from CLINIC (May 2018)
Posted on 6 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Practice Pointer: Matter of Castro-Tum, 27 I&N Dec. 271 (A.G. 2018) - "This practice pointer provides practitioners guidance on the Attorney General’s Matter of Castro-Tum decision issued on May 17, 2018. Matter of Castro-Tum revokes immigration... Read More

Excerpts From the March 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: ICE Creates Public Advocate Position, more
Posted on 27 Feb 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

ICE Creates Public Advocate Position As part of its ongoing detention reform initiative, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced its first Public Advocate, ICE Senior Advisor Andrew Lorenzen-Strait. Mr. Lorenzen-Strait will serve as the... Read More