Immigration Law

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Judge Orders Attorney Access to Refugee Kids in Arizona Immigration Jail
Posted on 18 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On July 10, 2014, prompted by the government’s initial response to the large influx of unaccompanied alien children6 (“unaccompanied children” or “UAC”) and families – many from El Salvador – who have recently... Read More

Attorneys Concerned About Legal Access For Migrant Kids
Posted on 7 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"So far the federal government has not allowed volunteer attorneys to visit the Nogales, Ariz. facility housing about 1,000 unaccompanied migrant children. Now, attorneys say upcoming changes could make it even harder for these children to get legal... Read More

Reporters Shut Out of Immigration Courts
Posted on 13 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On July 28, investigative reporter Carroll traveled to the Artesia detention center on the grounds of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) to report the story. In the preceding days she had exchanged emails arranging access with media... Read More

DHS Cowed, Settles Denver Immigration Court Access Lawsuit
Posted on 24 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Federal Protective Service has a heavy responsibility. Their mission is to keep federal properties safe and secure for employees, officials and visitors, alike. One such property is the newly renovated Byron G. Rodgers Federal Building in downtown... Read More

Federal Lawsuit Against Atlanta IJ Cassidy Moves Forward
Posted on 23 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"At the instigation of [Immigration Judge] William Cassidy, a former deportation agency prosecutor, on April 19, 2010 various federal officials and Paragon Systems, Inc. guards interfered with my Constitutional rights to observe deportation hearings... Read More

BIA: Respondent Entitled to File Under Sec. 240(c)(2) - Matter of Monjazar-Fernandez (unpub.)
Posted on 21 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In this unpublished decision , the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) found that the underlying proceedings were fundamentally unfair where the respondent, who was charged with being present without having been admitted or paroled, presented a copy... Read More