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Bordering on Failure: Canada-U.S. Border Policy and the Politics of Refugee Exclusion

"The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic (HIRC) released today a comprehensive report titled Bordering on Failure: Canada-U.S. Border Policy and the Politics of Refugee Exclusion . The result of extensive research and fact-finding investigations led by HIRC affiliates Dr. Efrat Arbel (SJD '12...

Computer Failure Cripples Immigration Courts Nationwide

"Computer glitches are bedeviling federal immigration courts in Georgia and across the nation, a problem that could delay deportation cases, keep people locked up longer and drive up taxpayer costs for their detention, said local immigration attorneys. At issue are problems afflicting the government’s...

EOIR Reports Progress on 'Catastrophic Hardware Failure'

"At midnight on April 12, 2014, the Executive Office for Immigration Review experienced a catastrophic hardware failure that rendered inaccessible many of its applications. Immediately after identifying the problem, our staff began around-the-clock efforts to recover the hardware. We soon began...