Immigration Law

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Government Report: Separated Kids Traumatized
Posted on 6 Sep 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Coleen Long, Martha Mendoza, Garance Burke, Associated Press, Sept. 4, 2019 "Children separated during the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance policy” last year, many already distressed in their home countries or by their journey... Read More

DHS OIG Faults ICE Detention Facility Inspections
Posted on 2 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS OIG, June 26, 2018 - "ICE uses two inspection types to examine detention conditions in more than 200 detention facilities. ICE contracts with a private company and also relies on its Office of Detention Oversight for inspections. ICE also uses... Read More

CBP May Have Violated Court Orders While Enforcing Travel Ban
Posted on 21 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Alan Gomez, USA Today, Jan. 19, 2018 - "Customs and Border Protection agents were "caught by surprise" by President Trump's original travel ban against majority-Muslim nations and may have violated two separate court orders while implementing... Read More

DHS Inspector General Accuses Own Agency of Bottling-Up Travel Ban Report
Posted on 21 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Josh Gerstein, Ted Hesson, Seung Min Kim, Politico, Nov. 20, 2017 - "The Department of Homeland Security's official watchdog is accusing his own agency of slow-walking the public release of a report about confusion that ensued earlier this year... Read More

Exchange Visitor Visa Programs Criticized in OIG Report
Posted on 20 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"State Department programs that bring foreign exchange students to the United States to work or attend school require urgent attention because students are being put at risk for abuse, according to a report from the federal Inspector General’s... Read More