Immigration Law

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Unrepentant, DOJ Defends 'No Bond for Babies' Policy
Posted on 24 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lest one be misled by President Obama's ' felons, not families ' rhetoric, look no further than this March 20, 2015 court filing by DOJ defending the execrable Matter of D-J- ' no bond for babies ' policy. In a nutshell, it's... Read More

ICE Announces Changes at Immigration Jails for Refugee Moms, Kids; 'General Deterrence' No Longer a Factor on Bond
Posted on 14 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

From ICE, May 13, 2015 , emphasis added: "ICE announces enhanced oversight for family residential centers WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced a series of actions to enhance oversight and accountability... Read More

Court Enjoins 'Deterrence' Theory on Immigration Court Bonds for Refugee Moms, Kids
Posted on 21 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A federal court today granted a preliminary injunction putting an immediate halt to the Obama administration's policy of locking up asylum-seeking mothers and children as a way to deter others from coming to the United States. The American... Read More

ABA President: Detention of Refugee Moms, Kids "Inconsistent with Fundamental Principles of Liberty"
Posted on 28 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"... Detention is neither effective nor justifiable as deterrence to migration of families and individuals fleeing violence. Such detention violates basic principles requiring that any deprivation of liberty be justified based on individual circumstances... Read More