Immigration Law

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DOJ and DHS Announce Safeguards for Unrepresented Immigration Detainees with Serious Mental Disorders or Conditions
Posted on 22 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will issue today a new nationwide policy for unrepresented immigration detainees with serious mental disorders or conditions that may render them mentally incompetent... Read More

Phase I of Plan to Provide Enhanced Procedural Protections to Unrepresented Detained Respondents with Mental Disorders
Posted on 1 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"EOIR announced its nationwide plan to provide enhanced procedural protections to unrepresented, detained respondents on April 22, 2013 . On August 15, 2013, EOIR began Phase I of its nationwide plan, in order to test aspects of the plan. This document... Read More

CA9 on Jurisdiction: J.E. F.M v. Lynch
Posted on 21 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

J.E. F.M. v. Lynch, Sept. 20, 2016 - "This interlocutory appeal requires us to answer a single question: does a district court have jurisdiction over a claim that indigent minor immigrants without counsel have a right to government-appointed counsel... Read More