Category: Immigration

American Bar Association jumps into immigrant-family fray

  The American Bar Association Journal is promoting a web page that helps lawyers to volunteer, donate or advocate for detained and separated immigrant families. The web page, http://ambar.org/ immigrationjustice, was promoted by ABA President Hilarie Bass, who… Read More

Trump administration cites success in migrant-family reunification effort, but what of ‘deleted families’?

By Thursday, July 26, when a court-ordered deadline loomed for the Trump administration to reunite hundreds of migrant families, government officials reported compliance. The Washington Post reported on 7/26, “At the expiration of a 30-day court deadline to… Read More

ACLU alleges abuse of children by Customs and Border Protection

Immigrant children who crossed the border suffered abuse and neglect from federal officials, according to a report released May 23 by the ACLU’s Border Litigation Project in partnership with the University of Chicago Law School. “Elbowing children in… Read More

If Supreme Court upholds President Trump’s travel ban, will it rein in district judges who have opposed it?

A travel ban that limits immigration may secure a key legal victory at the U.S. Supreme Court, based on comments from justices on April 25, a major newspaper predicts. The L.A. Times reports, “The Supreme Court’s conservative justices sounded… Read More

With separate process, ICE arrests generate more scrutiny

It’s increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will end up reviewing the procedures used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for immigration arrests, according to experts who see this area of law growing more contentious. The process… Read More