Tag: immigrant rights

Obama’s ‘Rocket Docket’ Policy Comes Under Scrutiny

The so-called “rocket docket” policy of the Obama administration is coming under fire for lack of judicial training and for allowing non-judges to determine which cases get priority, according to four attorneys’ groups. The Courthouse News is reporting… Read More

BuzzFeed Notes Milestone In Immigration Court Backlog: 500,000

The BuzzFeed News is among those noting the milestone in Immigration Court backlog, reporting that “… the backlog of immigration court cases has ballooned to an all-time high of more than 500,000, a number fueled by unaccompanied minors… Read More

Supreme Court’s Immigration Case Sparking Nationwide Protests

It’s a long way from Washington, D.C., to the Inland Empire section of California near Los Angeles. But immigration activists there are taking to streets, along with other demonstrations across the United States, to encourage the U.S. Supreme… Read More

Atlanta Paper Focuses On Family Detention Center

The Atlanta Constitution-Journal newspaper is reporting on America’s new family detention centers where thousands of refugees are being held while their immigration status is decided. The report notes that many connections between Georgia and a relatively nearby facility…. Read More