"Even a so called “criminal alien” can in some cases be deserving of prosecutorial discretion. Actually, the definition of “criminal alien” is rather amorphous ,
and could include one who has either been convicted of a crime or one
who has been charged with a crime. Under...
"Delays in background checks are at the root of the inaction, but the
problem goes beyond that. Immigration advocates in the South are trying
to stop the deportation of dozens of people who spoke out against abuses
like dangerous working conditions, unlawful arrests, unpaid wages,
" Shoba Sivaprasad
Wadhia reflects on the implementation of the famous (or infamous)
immigration-agency memos on using "prosecutorial discretion" in favor of
various types of noncitizens who could be removed from the United
States. Were the people who said the memos went too far...