Category: Immigration

’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

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