September 14, 2020

Wonderful win in Elizabeth Immigration Court: Mexican mother of two small children obtains Immigration Judge’s decision awarding permanent resident status because her children would suffer “exceptional and extremely unusual hardship” if she were removed to Mexico.

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December 11, 2019

First, W.A.O. v. Cuccinelli

It has been a while since I have posted anything on my website blog.  This is because the news has been so depressing as the Trump Administration war on immigrants progresses that it is hard to point to anything positive.

One notable victory t...

January 18, 2018

Daily Kos contributor Jen Hayden, has an excellent article on the origins of the non-immigration slur "Chain Migration."  Hint: it's really family-based immigration, which has been a bedrock of our immigration system for decad...

January 11, 2018

Last December The New York Times reported that the Trump administration was considering a new policy of “Separating Families to Combat Illegal Immigration.” [1]  As the NYT article notes, previous administrations have stopped short of resorting to policies like family...

September 7, 2016

When a client is put into "removal" (deportation) proceedings he or she is frequently detained until bond is posted, unless subject to "mandatory detention" because of his or her criminal record. However, some clients are still eligible for bond with minor criminal rec...

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