Jeffrey S. Chase, Sept. 14, 2019
"The late Maury Roberts, a legendary immigration lawyer and former BIA Chair, wrote in 1991: “It has always seemed significant to me that, among all the members of the animal kingdom, man is the only one who...
Zuniga v. Barr
"This case presents us with a simple question: do noncitizens subject to expedited removal under 8 U.S.C. § 1228 have a statutory right to counsel in reasonable fear proceedings before immigration judges? The answer, based on...
AIC, Aug. 6, 2019
"The American Immigration Council, American Civil Liberties Union, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the Trump administration’s new rule that massively expands fast-track deportations...
Cert. Pet. here .
CA9 decsion, 917 F.3d 1097, here .
David Isaacson, July 24, 2019
"The Trump Administration published an announcement in the Federal Register on July 22, 2019 stating that beginning the next day on July 23, it would exercise its full statutory authority to place in expedited removal...
Tom Hals, Reuters, July 22, 2019
"The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said on Monday it will order more speedy deportations of immigrants who crossed illegally and are caught anywhere in the United States, expanding a program typically applied...
Penn State Law Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, July 22, 2019
Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 23, 2019
"This Notice (this Notice) enables the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to exercise the full remaining scope of its statutory authority to place in expedited removal, with limited...
David Isaacson, May 7, 2019
"In 2011, I wrote an article on our firm’s website about how then-recent case law could provide an opportunity for some returning nonimmigrants to challenge, in federal court, the government’s efforts to...
Matter of M-S-, 27 I&N Dec. 509 (A.G. 2019)
(1) Matter of X-K-, 23 I&N Dec. 731 (BIA 2005), was wrongly decided and is overruled.
(2) An alien who is transferred from expedited removal proceedings to full removal proceedings after establishing...
Thuraissigiam v. DHS
"[W]e hold that § 1252(e)(2) violates the Suspension Clause as applied to Thuraissigiam, although we do not profess to decide in this opinion what right or rights Thuraissigiam may vindicate via use of the writ. The district...
Karen Musalo , Bank of America Foundation Chair in International Law and Professor & Director, Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at U.C. Hastings College of the Law writes:
"Following up on U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan’s...
Matter of M-G-G-, 27 I&N Dec. 469 (A.G. 2018)(Sept. 18, 2018)
Matter of M-G-G-, 27 I&N Dec. 475 (A.G. 2018)(Oct. 12, 2018)
Matter of M-S-, 27 I&N Dec. 476 (A.G. 2018)(Oct. 12, 2018)
Matter of M-G-G-, 27 I&N Dec. 469 (A.G. 2018)
"Pursuant to 8 C.F.R. § 1003.1(h)(1)(i) (2018), I direct the Board of Immigration Appeals (“Board”) to refer this case to me for review of its decision. The Board’s decision...
US v. Ochoa-Orogel - "Francisco Ochoa-Oregel (Defendant) unlawfully entered the United States in 2016 and was convicted of unlawful reentry in violation of 8 U.S.C. § 1326. Before his 2016 conviction for unlawful re-entry, Defendant had previously...