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CBP to Extend Range of BCC 'Laser Visas' in New Mexico to 55 Miles

"U.S. Customs and Border Protection submitted to the Federal Register today a final rule that will extend the border zone up to 55 miles, from the current 25 mile restriction, for Border Crossing Card (BCC) holders crossing from Mexico into the state of New Mexico. This change allows BCC holders...

Partial Settlement in Body Cavity Border Search Lawsuit

"A woman who sued a border-area hospital and agents with U.S. Customs and Border Protection after being subjected to what she argued was an unwarranted body cavity search for drugs has settled part of the lawsuit for $1.1 million. The woman, a resident of New Mexico who is called “Jane Doe”...

D.N.M. on Habeas, Court-Stripping, Suspension Claus, Expedited Removal, Artesia: M.S.P.C v. CBP

"[T]he plain language of Section 1252 strips this Court of jurisdiction to consider Petitioner’s claims. ... This Court recognizes the harsh consequences that this statutory scheme places on aliens who may receive an erroneous negative fear determination by both the asylum officer and immigration...