Tag: constitutional rights

Lawsuit Asserts Immigration Hearings by Videoconference is Unconstitutional

According to a report by the New York Times, a lawsuit was filed on Tuesday in the Federal District Court in Manhattan, asserting that “detained immigrants could not fully communicate with their lawyers and participate in proceedings when their… Read More

Trump’s Immigration Plan Brings Several Early Legal Challenges

President Trump’s immigration orders over the weekend brought both protests and legal challenges, with several judges ordering halts to the program and scholars offering opinions. The Washington Post had a good article outlining the civil concerns, including listing… Read More

Computer Glitch Stalls Civil Immigration Cases

A nationwide computer glitch has stalled thousands of civil lawsuits over immigration, according to a Dallas Morning News report that says a “… a month-long computer malfunction continues in the Dallas immigration courts and those around the nation…. Read More