Tag: Department of Justice

Sessions a Good Argument for Making Immigration Court an Article I Court

Sep 24, 2018

Since 2013, the Federal Bar Association (FBA) has advocated moving the immigration court from the Department of Justice (DOJ), where it lives under the Executive Office for Immigration Review, and to ...

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Judge Bumped By Another to Issue Removal Order

Aug 8, 2018

In May, we wrote about Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ decision to make the final determination in three cases before immigration courts. It was a rare move, but one inside the scope of his authority ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Takes Immigration Law in His Own Hands

May 15, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ efforts to reshape America’s immigration courts in his own ideological image is one of the Trump Administration’s greatest—and quietest—successes. Sessions ...

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Court Rules DOJ Can't Withhold Grant Money to Force "Sanctuary City" Compliance

Apr 20, 2018

unsplash-logoFerdinand StöhrThe Trump Administration’s efforts to stop “sanctuary cities” ran into another legal roadblock Thursday when the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago upheld a nati...

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Lawyers, Reorganization Better Solutions to Immigration Court Backlog

Apr 10, 2018

Last week, we wrote about the Trump Administration’s quotas for case clearance for immigration court judges. Since then, writers have highlighted the problem with quotas as a way to speed the process....

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Trump Administration Plans to Clear Immigration Court Dockets with Quotas

Apr 3, 2018

On this week’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Oliver drew attention to an asylum hearing that took fewer than two minutes. The judge asked a woman trying to escape gang violence in Ho...

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