Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Lawyer Files Disciplinary Complaint Against Chief Immigration Judge
Posted on 29 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jeffrey S. Chase, Dec. 28, 2017 - "On December 22, New York attorney Bryan S. Johnson filed a complaint with the Assistant Chief Immigration Judge for Conduct and Professionalism against Chief Immigration Judge MaryBeth Keller. The basis for the... Read More

NYC Immigration Court Erodes Protections for Kids Without Lawyers
Posted on 17 Feb 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David Brand, CityLimits, Feb. 13, 2018 - "Over the past few months, finding legal representation has become even more challenging for immigrant children in New York City because Manhattan’s federal immigration court has eroded several of the... Read More

Groups File Immigration 'Rocket Docket' FOIA Lawsuit Against Feds
Posted on 3 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CNS, Feb. 3, 2016 - "The Department of Justice makes it harder for vulnerable children and families to avoid deportation by hiding its priority immigration docketing policies from the public, the American Immigration Lawyers Association claims in... Read More

Refugee Kids Face Uneven Justice
Posted on 6 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"After fleeing Central America, child migrants now face a very uneven brand of justice in U.S. immigration courts, where access to a lawyer and the location of the court itself are often the deciding variables in who stays and who doesn’t.... Read More

Mar. 24, 2015 EOIR Memo: Docketing Practices Relating to UACs
Posted on 28 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Docketing Practices Relating to Unaccompanied Children Cases and Adults with Children Released on Alternatives to Detention Cases in Light of the New Priorities "This memorandum supersedes the September 10, 2014 memorandum entitled "Docketing... Read More

EOIR: Put Kids At Top Of Immigration Court Docket
Posted on 9 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As part of the administration’s efforts to deter the current surge of illegal Central American migrants, the nation’s immigration courts will make a major shift in priorities to place unaccompanied minors and families with children first... Read More