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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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U.S., N.O. Will Protest Trump Immigration Policies Saturday

Jun 29, 2018

The actions surrounding the Supreme Court partially pushed the family separation issue out of the headlines this week. That doesn’t mean things have changed for the better, though. As of Friday, there...

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Trump Executive Order a Half-Measure at Best

Jun 21, 2018

On Wednesday, President Trump signed an executive order awkwardly titled, “Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation.”  The order is his attempt to solve the humanitarian cri...

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Family-Based Immigration Good News, ICE Raid Bad News Overshadowed by Sessions

Jun 19, 2018

Right now, the outrage over the separation of families trying to enter the United States from Mexico—legally (despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ assertions to the contrary) and illegally&md...

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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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Trump Administration Calls Undocumented Immigrants Animals, Criminals

May 21, 2018

One of the disturbing elements of the Trump Administration’s handling of immigration is its speed with which it brands undocumented immigrants “criminals.” Multiple studies show that the relationship ...

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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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