Immigration Law

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Celebrating Freedom...From Ankle Bracelets, Detention from Karnes
Posted on 3 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Barbara Hines reports on July 2, 2015: "As many of you know, women and children are being released from Karnes and Dilley on orders of recognizance and ankle bracelets. At least 25 women were released yesterday and more today, including withholding... Read More

IACHR Issues Statement on Deportations to Haiti
Posted on 4 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Farrin Anello writes: "I am writing to share a recent statement by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, which has urged the United States to suspend deportations of Haitian nationals who are seriously ill or who have family in the United... Read More

Honduran Immigrant in Minnesota Released After Two Years of Detention
Posted on 4 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Dolores had just fallen asleep in her jail cell early one morning last week when she heard a guard’s voice barking: “Get your things together. You’re going.” At first, Dolores thought she was being deported. For much of the... Read More

Following Court Ruling, Texas Immigration Judges Release Families
Posted on 28 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Immigration judges Monday began ordering the release of families held in the Dilley detention center in the wake of a court decision striking down the Obama administration’s policy of holding Central American families. The judges hearing cases... Read More

Another District Court Rejects Matter of Rojas: Valdez v. Terry
Posted on 21 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[R]egardless of how many district courts have followed or rejected the BIA’s decision in Matter of Rojas, those decisions are not binding on this Court and the Court agrees with the Magistrate Judge that the mandatory detention provision in... Read More

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