Tag: US Department of Homeland Security

Law Prof Offers Insight Into Trump Budget, Immigration Courts

Lindsay M. Harris, an assistant professor of law at the University of the District of Columbia, has posted a deep-dive analysis into how President Trump’s budgeting might impact immigration courts, but also offering some historic insight along the… Read More

Trump Immigration Crackdown Hits Backlogged Courts

BuzzFeed is deep-diving into the problems of a backlogged immigration courts system as President Trump gears up his enforcement and deportation plans. The report notes that “… judges and lawyers interviewed by BuzzFeed News described hearings scheduled four,… Read More

NYT Says DHS allegations are idled for years; security issues raised

The New York Times is reporting that: “Dozens of cases of possible wrongdoing by contract workers at the Department of Homeland Security agency responsible for citizenship, visas and green cards have sat idle for two years because internal investigators… Read More

VICE News Outlines Another Immigration Narrative

While a recent U.S. Supreme Court made mainstream headlines for dealing President Obama a setback on his attempts to aid undocumented residents, a different narrative has been growing among more alternative media outlets. In particular, VICE has produced… Read More

Obama Administration Defending Jail-Like Family Detention Camps

Lawyers for the detained families filed a motion with the U.S. District Court of Central District of California Tuesday night charging the administration with violating a federal judge’s ruling last summer that prohibits children from being detained –… Read More