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Immigration Courts Featured on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Published: May 14, 2018 Via Last Week Tonight: "America’s dysfunctional immigration court system forces many children to appear in court alone. That’s as ridiculous in real life as it would be on a courtroom television show."
USCIS Changing Policy on Accrued Unlawful Presence by Students and Exchange Visitors Published: May 14, 2018 WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today posted a policy memorandum changing how the agency will calculate unlawful presence for students and exchange visitors in F, J, and M nonimmigrant status, including F-2, J-2, or M-2 dependents, who fail to maintain their status in the United States. This policy aligns with President
ICE Worksite Enforcement Investigations Already Double Over Last Year Published: May 14, 2018 WASHINGTON – Less than seven months after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Deputy Director Thomas Homan issued a directive that called for increased worksite enforcement investigations to ensure U.S. businesses maintain a culture of compliance, the agency’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) has already doubled the amount of
Justice Department Announces Additional Prosecutors and Immigration Judges For Southwest Border Crisis Published: May 3, 2018 Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the dedication of additional prosecutors to handle the prosecutions of improper entry, illegal reentry, and alien smuggling cases, and additional immigration judges to handle the adjudication of immigration court cases
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,