Tag: DOJ

Rolling Stone Blows Lid Off Financial Scandal

It did not take long for Matt Taibbi to return Rolling Stone to the top of your must-read list. His story on the financial coverup behind those huge civil lawsuit settlements is making the rounds. He reports, among… Read More

A.G. Holder Exiting Amid ‘Unfinished’ Work With Immigration Courts

While praising his actions to bring the first Justice Department action against states over immigration laws, a leading immigration activist says U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder – or his replacement – has work to do on the nation’s… Read More

AP: Immigration Court Backup Tops 400,000 cases

With more than 75,000 new cases over the past 12 months, the backlog of pending deportation cases in federal immigration courts has topped 400,000, reports the Associated Press. Citing an analysis released by the Transactional Records Access Clearing,… Read More

Immigration ‘Rocket Docket’ Raises Ire In S.F.

Local officials in San Francisco are raising issues with the Department of Justice “rocket docket” for unaccompanied Central American minors who were caught or surrendered to authorities at the U.S. border. The San Francisco Bay Guardian newspaper is… Read More