Immigration Law

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Judge Shuts Down Trump’s Diversion of Military Funds to Build Border Wall
Posted on 29 Jun 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jon Parton, CNS, June 28, 2019 "A federal judge in California ruled Friday against the Trump administration in two different lawsuits over the use of $2.5 billion in military funding to build part of a southern border wall. Last month, U.S. District... Read More

Judge: Sessions Can’t Tie Grant Money to Immigration
Posted on 18 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nathan Solis, CNS, Apr. 12, 2018 - "A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the Justice Department cannot withhold grant funding from cities and counties that do not comply with its immigration policies, and imposed a nationwide injunction... Read More

CR Could Fund Immigration Programs
Posted on 24 Sep 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

H.J.Res.61 would fund the federal government through Dec. 11, 2015. Sections 130-133 would extend E-Verify, EB-5 Regional Centers, Nonminister Religious Worker Visas and the Conrad 30 Waiver (visas for rural doctors) through the same date. Read More

Empty Benches: Underfunding of Immigration Courts Undermines Justice
Posted on 22 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Among many longstanding problems plaguing the U.S. immigration system is the shortage of immigration judges. Over the past decade, Congress has increased immigration enforcement funding exponentially, yet has not provided the immigration courts... Read More

EOIR Announces Changes Due to the Lapse in Federal Government Funding
Posted on 25 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"During the period of October 1-16, 2013, the Executive Office for Immigration Review was operating in a limited capacity due to the lapse in government funding. Immigration courts nationwide continued to adjudicate detained cases but all other... Read More

Tags: funding , bia , eoir , shutdown

Sheriffs, Police, Cities Oppose Funding Cuts Tied to So-Called 'Sanctuary Cities'
Posted on 5 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Recent letters to Congress from the Major Counties Sheriffs Association , the National Fraternal Order of Police and the National League of Cities opposing proposed 'grant penalties' related to so-called 'sanctuary cities.' Read More

DOJ cuts, reassigns 81 immigration prosecutors
Posted on 1 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"With the end of the federal fiscal year on Friday, the temporary funding for 81 immigration-dedicated federal prosecutors like him has also ended, Justice Department spokeswoman Jessica Smith said in Washington. Disney is one of 13 whose jobs... Read More