Tag: immigration

The bleak state of the immigration court system

A recent article by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) outlines the current state of the immigration court system and it is bleak: “In a report released earlier this year, the American Bar Association described the U.S. immigration court system… Read More

’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

‘Dreamers’ could see fate resolved by Supremes

The future of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, will become clearer as federal courts wrestle with the Obama-era initiative to shield young immigrants from deportation. And the U.S. Supreme Court may end the controversy once… Read More

With separate process, ICE arrests generate more scrutiny

It’s increasingly likely that the U.S. Supreme Court will end up reviewing the procedures used by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for immigration arrests, according to experts who see this area of law growing more contentious. The process… Read More

California ICE detention center faces class-action lawsuit

An immigrant detention center in San Diego that’s the focus of a class-action lawsuit over detainee treatment could be poised to expand. “Otay Mesa Detention Center holds detainees in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the… Read More