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Federal Judge Excludes ICE Agents from Deposition Room for Testimony Regarding Immigration Information in Civil Rights Case

Andrew Free writes - "See ... today's decision from Judge John S. Bryant, a Magistrate Judge in the Middle District of Tennessee. The Court previously granted Plaintiffs' motion for a protective order regarding their immigration status and that of third-party witnesses. ICE defendants'...

Experts Weigh In On Judge Weil Deposition Controversy (Updated Mar. 8, 2016)

In the wake of Jerry Markon's March 5, 2016 Washington Post story ( Can a 3-year old represent herself in immigration court? This judge thinks so ), experts have responded. Here are some excerpts: Former Immigration Judge Eliza Klein writes : "No rational person actually believes a three...

A Toddler Represents Herself in Immigration Court...With Predictable Results

A DOJ Assistant Chief Immigration Judge thinks very young children can be trained to represent themselves in Immigration Court. Austin, Texas immigration attorney Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch tested this theory on her own daughter, Nora. Here are the results . See also: Experts Weigh In On Judge Weil...

Can Three-Year-Olds Represent Themselves in Immigration Court?

Amber L. Weeks, Mar. 2016 - "In an official deposition as a Department of Justice witness, a senior immigration judge ludicrously claimed, “I’ve taught immigration law literally to three year olds and four year olds. It takes a lot of time. It takes a lot of patience. They get it. It’s...