Immigration Law

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Judge Blocks Deportations, Threatens Sessions, Nielsen, Cissna and McHenry with Contempt
Posted on 9 Aug 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Grace v. Sessions - "Plaintiffs’ counsel informed the Court that, despite the representations made by Defendants, Plaintiffs “Carmen” and her daughter had been removed from their place of detention and could be in the process of... Read More

Expert: Court Sanctions Against Feds Over Family Separations Would Be Difficult To Enforce
Posted on 12 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alan Gomez, USA Today, July 11, 2018 - "A federal judge may decide this week to impose some kind of punishment against the Trump administration if he determines that it failed to meet his deadlines to reunite immigrant children separated from their... Read More

Expert: Court Sanctions Against Feds Over Family Separations Would Be Difficult To Enforce
Posted on 12 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alan Gomez, USA Today, July 11, 2018 - "A federal judge may decide this week to impose some kind of punishment against the Trump administration if he determines that it failed to meet his deadlines to reunite immigrant children separated from their... Read More

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Convicted of Criminal Contempt
Posted on 31 Jul 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Megan Cassidy, Arizona Republic, July 31, 2017 - "The immigration policies that elevated former Sheriff Joe Arpaio to fame were the same that would ultimately lead to his political demise, and now have convicted him of a federal crime. On Monday... Read More

Lawyer Threatened With Contempt For Leaking Family Detention Documents
Posted on 2 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal judge has threatened to hold an immigration attorney in contempt of court after he leaked to McClatchy confidential settlement documents in a high-stakes legal battle over family detention. U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee of the Central... Read More

Texas, Feds Move to Cancel Aug. 19th Contempt Hearing in Brownsville: Texas v. USA
Posted on 1 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On July 31, 2015 the parties in Texas v. USA (S.D. TX, Brownsville Div., No. 1:14-cv-00254) filed a joint status report and motion , stating, "the Court should cancel the currently scheduled August 19 hearing. In the alternative, the Court should... Read More