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Matthew Kolken on MSNBC's The Rundown Published: Mar 3, 2015 From Matthew L. Kolken's appearance on MSNBC's The Rundown with José Díaz-Balart: "José Díaz-Balart talks with immigration attorney Matthew Kolken about the fallout from the continuing legal limbo surrounding the president’s immigration actions."
Lawsuit Alleges Obama Admin Unlawfully Coercing Mexican Nationals into Self-Deportation Published: Mar 1, 2015 The Obama administration is being sued again, this time for allegedly engaging in "abusive and illegal practices" that coerce citizens of Mexico into abandoning defenses that could prevent their deportation. The complaint speaks for itself: The immigration enforcement agencies operating in Southern California regularly pressure, deceive, and threaten
ICE No Longer Honoring New Prosecutorial Discretion Memo Published: Feb 28, 2015 Immigration lawyer Bryan Johnson has shared that a Deportation Officer at the Varick Street Detention Center in New York advised that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is no longer honoring the November 20, 2014 prosecutorial discretion memorandum due to Judge Hanen's injunction. The officer went so far to say that, and I quote, the memo has been "ripped
ACLU Sues Obama Admin for Records Describing Abuse of Children Published: Feb 11, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 11, 2015 CONTACT: Steve Kilar, ACLU of Arizona, 602-773-6007, skilar@acluaz.org Anna Castro, ACLU of San Diego, 619-206-6940, acastro@aclusandiego.org Taylor Massa, Cooley LLP, 212-479-6546, tmassa@cooley.com PHOENIX—American Civil Liberties Union affiliates in Arizona and San Diego, along with the law firm Cooley LLP,
Statistics Show Obama Administration is Arresting Immigrants at Unprecedented Levels Published: Jan 26, 2015 The U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics recently released a report confirming what I have long been saying: the Obama administration is targeting immigrants for prosecution at unprecedented levels in order to bolster criminal deportation statistics to the benefit of serious criminals. From the report: The number of federal arrests
Obama Administration Turns Its Back on American Values with Mammoth New Family Prison Published: Dec 18, 2014 AILA InfoNet Doc. No. 14121745 (posted Dec. 17, 2014) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 17, 2014 CONTACTS: George Tzamaras 202-507-7649 gtzamaras@aila.org Belle Woods 202-507-7675 bwoods@aila.org Washington, DC - Leslie A. Holman, President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) responded to the opening of a massive new private jail by
Report Spinning Obama's Deportation Priorities Ignores Basic Facts Published: Apr 30, 2014 The Migration Policy Institute has released a report co-authored by Marc R. Rosenblum and Doris Meissner, which purports to examine "current pipelines for removal and key trends in border and interior apprehensions, deportations and criminal prosecutions." They make the following claim: What is new is that the Obama administration also has implemented
Rep. Polis Statement on Colorado Counties Ending Compliance with ICE Detainer Requests Published: Apr 30, 2014 WASHINGTON, DC —Representative Jared Polis (CO-02) today made the following statement in response to announcements from numerous Colorado counties that they will no longer submit to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer requests: “As the House Republicans continue to block the passage of comprehensive immigration reform,