Immigration Law

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Why We Are Suing the Government
Posted on 29 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"American Immigration Council Executive Director Ben Johnson explains why the Council has filed lawsuits against the federal government." - American Immigration Council, Aug. 28, 2014 . Read More

Feds Resume Fast-Track Deportations for Haitians
Posted on 22 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Kirk Semple, New York Times, Sept. 22, 2016 - "The Obama administration, responding to an extraordinary wave of Haitian migrants seeking to enter the United States, said on Thursday that it would fully resume deportations of undocumented Haitian... Read More

Migrant Cases' Fast Track Stirs Alarm
Posted on 29 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A Justice Department push for immigration courts to prioritize cases involving unaccompanied minors has raised concern among lawyers and judges that the move could undermine children's rights and lead to an even greater backlog of cases. On... Read More

Criticism arises after children are rushed to see immigration judges
Posted on 30 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Unaccompanied immigrant children apprehended at the border are being placed first in line to go before U.S. immigration judges under a new federal policy, prompting criticism from attorneys who say some immigrants have been given less than 48 hours... Read More

Feds Sued Over Unjust Deportation Process
Posted on 22 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The National Immigration Law Center, American Civil Liberties Union, American Immigration Council, and National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild today sued the federal government to challenge its policies denying a fair deportation... Read More

Refugee Kids Still Being Fast-Tracked for Deportation
Posted on 18 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As tens of thousands of Central Americans face expedited deportation hearings across the nation, the first wave of cases in New Jersey involving parents and their children began last week in Newark. A judge informed 18 families who were apprehended... Read More

Top Immigration Judge Calls For Shift On 'Fast-Tracking' Of Refugee Kids, Moms
Posted on 9 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"As the Obama administration says the number of unaccompanied minors crossing the Southwest border is declining , the White House is being urged to stop fast-tracking their deportation hearings. That call is coming from an unusual source: one of... Read More