Immigration Law

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ICE Success in Obtaining Removal Orders Drops to 50% - TRAC
Posted on 13 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has had diminishing success in convincing Immigration Judges to issue removal orders. Such orders are now granted only about 50 percent of the time, the lowest level since systematic tracking began more... Read More

Removal of 190,000 Sought in US Immigration Courts in FY 2013: TRAC
Posted on 12 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" TRAC projects that in fiscal year 2013 the U.S. government will file actions in Immigration Court seeking to remove over 190,000 individuals from the country, according to the latest data extending through the end of August 2013. The estimated... Read More

Tags: courts , removal , TRAC

Matter of D-K-, ID 3747, 25 I&N Dec. 761 (BIA 2012)
Posted on 12 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of D-K-, ID 3747, 25 I&N Dec. 761 (BIA 2012) - (1) An alien who is a refugee under section 207 of the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8U.S.C. § 1157 (2006), and has not adjusted status to that of a lawful permanent resident may be placed... Read More