Immigration Law

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Federal Court Crushes Xenophobic and Discriminatory Pentagon Policy Against Naturalized MAVNI Citizen Soldiers: Tiwari v. Shanahan
Posted on 2 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Richard Gonzales, NPR, Feb. 2, 2019 "A federal judge in Seattle has ordered the Defense Department to stop discriminating against naturalized citizens who volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army under a program to attract certain immigrants with... Read More

DOJ: Giving Toddlers Lawyers in Immigration Court Would 'Destroy the Framework' of System
Posted on 28 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

June Williams, Courthouse News, Mar. 24, 2016 - "A government attorney told a federal judge Thursday that appointing attorneys for all children facing deportation would "destroy the framework of the immigration system." The Justice Department... Read More

Advocates: DOJ Claims in Child Migrant Case ‘Fantasy’
Posted on 27 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Obama Administration went into federal court in Seattle this month and made two arguments — sometimes contradictory — against a lawsuit challenging its decision to rush thousands of child migrants from Central America into deportation... Read More

Judge Keeps Alive Battle Over Counsel For Refugee Kids
Posted on 15 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A Washington federal judge on Monday kept alive a class action seeking lawyers for immigrant children facing removal proceedings, but trimmed the suit of three of nine named plaintiffs and a count of violating the Immigration and Nationality Act... Read More

Seattle Judge Weighs Right to Attorney for Kids in Deportation
Posted on 8 Mar 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Zilly heard arguments on the government’s motion to dismiss the case. Zilly’s questions focused on his jurisdiction to decide this broad issue, and how kids are handled in immigration court. Government... Read More