Tag: Immigration Court

New Orleans Advocate Reveals Louisiana's Investment in Immigrant Detention

May 10, 2019

Today, The New Orleans Advocate featured a story that investigates the financial incentives that have prompted sheriffs’ offices in Louisiana to work with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to ...

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Louisiana Appleseed Helps Demystify Immigration

Feb 25, 2019

Today I’m excited to be one of the speakers at a CLE at Tulane University that addresses one of my favorite topics: “Tools for Navigating Immigration Court.” It starts at 2 p.m. in Rm. 110 of the Tula...

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How the Shutdown Affects Immigration Court

Jan 22, 2019

As the shutdown goes on, the breadth of its impact is becoming clearer. It closed the immigration courts for non-detained cases, so those scheduled to be heard during the shutdown have had to be resch...

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What The Shutdown Means for Immigration

Dec 23, 2018

What happens to my case now that the government is shut down? It depends on what kind of case you have and where the case is in process. Many different agencies play a part in the immigration process ...

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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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Wins in Court Create at Least a Little Tolerance

Jul 25, 2018

The Trump Administration' firehose-like nature means that a story that grips the national consciousness for a week can disappear without a trace as new controversies blast their way to prominence...

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Kathleen Will Moderate Immigration Law CLE

Jul 9, 2018

On Wednesday, July 25, Gasparian Spivey Immigration's Kathleen Gasparian will moderate a free CLE sponsored by the Federal Bar Association and the Immigration Law Section of the Louisiana St...

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Sessions Makes it Harder for Domestic Violence Survivors to Apply for Asylum

Jun 13, 2018

Recently, we wrote that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had referred three cases that were before the Board of Immigration Appeal to himself for opinion with the expectation that he would use them to s...

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Neglectful Treatment of Children Heightens Cruelty in Immigration Policy

May 29, 2018

Last week, stories of children emphasized the failings of immigration law, of the systems that foreign nationals encounter here, and of the current administration’s outlook on the issue. The Departmen...

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