Month: December 2014

Immigration Judicial Complaints Remain Cloaked

A federal judge has ruled that identities of Immigration Court judges targeted by misconduct complaints can remain secret, including information like gender and even location of the court. The National Law Journal reports that “… the immigration office… Read More

Immigration Backlog Shows Need For More Lawyers

NBC News is among those taking a look back at 2014 and finding the country’s immigration system seriously lacking in how it represents the poor. Says NBC, “… the past summer’s flocking of children and families to the U.S.-Mexico… Read More

‘Border Kids’ Noted In AP’s Top 2014 Stories

The unaccompanied Central American minors seeking refuge in the United States was a key event as “immigration” was a Top 10 story in 2014, according to the Associated Press annual survey of U.S. editors and news directors. The… Read More

How Newport News, Va., Works Around State’s Pro-Business Laws

The NCM’s Sara Warner is noting how the judicial system in one Virginia city is using maritime law – the “laws of the sea” – to bypass that old asbestos litigation debate over state law vs. federal law…. Read More