Category: Community

Deportation order for 11-year-old draws attention to courts’ woes

The near-deportation of a solitary 11-year-old child earlier this year highlights, critics say, the backlogs and turmoil surrounding federal immigration courts. “A federal immigration judge in Houston signed a deportation order for Laura Maradiaga-Alvarado, originally from El Salvador,… Read More

Report: Bankruptcy legal costs reach $84 million for PG&E

Legal costs associated with Northern California wildfires and a natural gas explosion total $84 million, based on a January bankruptcy filing, according to court filings reviewed by The Recorder. “Four outside law firms have billed Pacific Gas and… Read More