Immigration Law

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EOIR Posts OPPMs (Dec. 20, 2017)
Posted on 21 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Chief Immigration Judge MaryBeth Keller released two OPPMs on Dec. 20, 2017 - OPPM 17-03 Guidelines for Immigration Court Cases Involving Juveniles, Including Unaccompanied Alien Children OPPM 17-04 Applications for Cancellation of Removal or Suspension... Read More

NAIJ Position: Assuring Fairness for Juveniles in Immigration Court
Posted on 25 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On July 22, 2014 the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ) sent letters to the House and the Senate with specific recommendations on addressing the current Immigration Court crisis. Read More

Battle Over the Constitutional Rights of Undocumented Minors
Posted on 28 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Two years ago, attorney Sameer Ashar, a UC Irvine law professor, represented a juvenile who was referred to federal immigration authorities by the Orange County Probation Department. In immigration court, Ashar argued to have his client’s... Read More

Age 6, Alone, in Deportation Proceedings, Without a Lawyer
Posted on 28 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In Deportation, Age 6: Liliana Muñoz, 6, was alone when Border Patrol officers caught her as she was being smuggled across the Rio Grande. Now facing deportation, she’s also alone in Immigration Court without a lawyer. This important... Read More