Category: Immigration

DACA program, upheld by 9th Circuit, faces its day in Supreme Court

The subject of continued court battles, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program could see its fate decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. “An Obama-era program granting hundreds of thousands of so-called Dreamers protection from deportation will live… Read More

Commerce secretary ordered to testify about Census citizenship question

A Trump administration official will testify out of court about a controversial Census citizenship question, due to a judge’s order. “A federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to make its main official behind the 2020 census citizenship… Read More

’Fake dates’ from ICE plague immigration courts

A lack of coordination between federal immigration officials and the courts is leading to instances where immigrants appear for hearings only to be turned away, The Dallas Morning News reports. Immigrants ordered to be in court by Immigration… Read More

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