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BIA on 212(c): Matter of Abdelghany, Int. Dec. 3796, 26 I&N Dec. 254 (BIA 2014)

(1) A lawful permanent resident who has accrued 7 consecutive years of lawful unrelinquished domicile in the United States and who is removable or deportable by virtue of a plea or conviction entered before April 24, 1996, is eligible to apply for discretionary relief under former section 212(c) of the...

In-Depth Report on Immigration Detention Litigation: Video

"Stephen Manning gives an in-depth analysis of prolonged detention in the immigration system. Recently, AILA filed two briefs encouraging Attorney General Eric Holder to adopt a comprehensive, rational immigration detention policy." - AILA, May 22, 2014 .

The Sorry State of Immigration Jails: Stephen Manning

"Saluja Thangaraja was tortured, beaten and held captive in Sri Lanka, her homeland. She was lucky and managed to escape before she was killed. When she arrived in the United States – the land of freedom she was seeking turned out to be the exact opposite: she was imprisoned in a federal detention...

The BIA's Adam Walsh Act Trilogy: Because We Can

"In a deportation nation , there are never enough people to deport. Four million people deported since the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was organized, yet the DHS still craves even more human beings to feed the machine. Not content with deporting people for their own status violations,...

AILA Leadership Blog: Obama's Secret Deportation Machine: Artesia

From the AILA Leadership Blog - "There is a town in El Salvador where a woman named M-C- lived. In 2003, her husband beat her face until the purple welts glowed. Your bloody face means you are mine, he said. He hit her for asking why he hit her. An open palm. A closed fist. On her arms. On her...

Ending Artesia - Stephen Manning

This report , about a moral, ethical, humanitarian and legal crisis, is essential reading for every lawyer, and every journalist, in America. Pass it on. Ending Artesia by Stephen Manning

A Promise Unfulfilled - Stephen Manning (AILA Leadership Blog)

"Last November, President Obama promised reforms to immigration enforcement that focus on actual threats to public safety while keeping immigrant families together. He evoked a more humane enforcement system where resources are not spent jailing vulnerable individuals. One of his November reforms...

CBP Claims 3-Year-Old Came to U.S. 'To Look for Work'

"Last summer, at a United States Border Patrol station along the U.S.-Mexico border, a parade of Border Patrol agents interviewed Y-F-. Addressing Y-F- directly in Spanish, a government agent told Y-F- that "I am an officer of the United States Department of Homeland Security." He informed...

Public Records Show CBP-Created 'Statements' Not Reliable - AILA Amicus Brief

"AILA filed an amicus brief in a case arising from an asylum grant in Artesia. The DHS appealed the grant arguing that the respondent was not credible because her merits testimony contradicted prior border statements and credible fear statements. AILA took the position that the BIA should adopt...

How to Crowdsource a Refugee Rights Strategy - Stephen Manning, TEDx

TEDx, June 2016 - "Attorney Stephen W. Manning is a founding partner of Immigrant Law Group PC and the founder and director of the Innovation Law Lab, a non-profit that combines technology and litigation to create next generation activism against mass incarceration of refugees and immigrants. This...