"This Directive supersedes Chapter 53 of the legacy Immigration and Naturalization Service Special Agent Field Manual entitled, "Victim-Witness Assistance" (undated). This Directive also supersedes any and all directives, policies, and...
"This Directive describes existing ICE policy for facilitating the return to the United States of certain lawfully removed aliens whose PFRs are granted by a U.S. court of appeals or the U.S. Supreme Court." - ICE, Feb. 24, 2012 .
"This memorandum directs that procedures be in place to ensure that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees who may be mentally incompetent to represent themselves in removal proceedings before the Department of Justice's Executive...
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March 9, 2012
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"Yesterday before testifying before the House Committee on the Judiciary,
Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement, John
Morton—Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)— announced record numbers of worksite...
"The head of Homeland Security's immigration enforcement agency is leaving his job after more than four years. John Morton, director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, says in a note sent to ICE employees Monday that he's leaving his...
"Delays in background checks are at the root of the inaction, but the
problem goes beyond that. Immigration advocates in the South are trying
to stop the deportation of dozens of people who spoke out against abuses
like dangerous working conditions...
"A Chicago judge denied an immigration prosecutor’s request last week for an “administrative closure” of a deportation proceeding against Sebastian Pineda, a Mexican immigrant whose case was chronicled by The Chicago Reporter in...
" Shoba Sivaprasad
Wadhia reflects on the implementation of the famous (or infamous)
immigration-agency memos on using "prosecutorial discretion" in favor of
various types of noncitizens who could be removed from the United
"In 2010, the head of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency told his staff to focus on deporting the most dangerous and violent undocumented immigrants. But an investigation by The Chicago Reporter found little change in the percentage...
"Even a so called “criminal alien” can in some cases be deserving of prosecutorial discretion. Actually, the definition of “criminal alien” is rather amorphous ,
and could include one who has either been convicted of a crime...
"In the past few months, I've heard from about a dozen immigration
attorneys who have likewise tried to use the Morton memo to spring
clients and likewise struck out. As illogical as it sounds, ICE field
agents whose job it is to apprehend...