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DOJ Releases IJ Ruling Calling for Removal of Salvadoran General Vides Casanova

"This week, in response to a lawsuit filed by The New York Times and Julia Preston, the Department of Justice released the ruling of an immigration judge stating that Salvadoran Defense Minister Vides Casanova is subject to removal from the United States due to his participation in the torture of...

Immigration Judge Sues DOJ for Right to Work: Tabaddor v. Holder

"Cooley LLP announced today that it filed suit against the Department of Justice ("DOJ") on behalf of sitting Immigration Judge A. Ashley Tabaddor . The lawsuit raises challenges under the First Amendment and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to an order recusing Judge Tabaddor...

The Policy Implications Arising From the Blanket Recusal Order of an Immigration Judge

"The recent lawsuit filed against the Department of Justice by an Iranian American immigration judge, raises interesting questions regarding the use of a blanket recusal order by the Agency in the absence of a fact-specific analysis or showing of actual bias on the part of the Immigration Judge...