Immigration Judges Knowingly Depriving Children of Right To Apply Asylum

Bryan Johnson, Apr. 20, 2018 - FOIA results: evidence of Immigration Judge V. Stuart Couch’s shocking prejudgment of all domestic violence asylum claims "At the bottom, readers will find the all of the decisions of Immigration Judge V. Stuart Couch that resulted in BIA remands for the Fiscal Year of 2017. Time and time again, IJ Couch’s … Continue reading Immigration Judges Knowingly Depriving Children of Right To Apply Asylum

U.S. Border Patrol Continues to Exaggerate Danger to Agents to Justify Violence Against Immigrants

Debbie Nathan, The Intercept, June 1, 2018 - "[A]ccording to the FBI, only 397 agents were assaulted in 2016, compared with the CBP’s inflated claim to the public of 454. The Intercept attempted to obtain numbers from the FBI for 2017, to compare that data with CBP’s claim of 786 assaults, but the FBI said it … Continue reading U.S. Border Patrol Continues to Exaggerate Danger to Agents to Justify Violence Against Immigrants

Expert: ICE Uses Green Card Appointments at USCIS to Arrest ‘Low Hanging Fruit’

Simon Montlake, CSMonitor, June 1, 2018 - "Immigrants married to US citizens who petition for them to stay present an easy target since they have declared themselves to US immigration services. Self-reporting immigrants make tempting targets for enforcement, says Stephen Yale-Loehr, a professor of immigration law practice at Cornell Law School in Ithaca, NY. “If you want to increase … Continue reading Expert: ICE Uses Green Card Appointments at USCIS to Arrest ‘Low Hanging Fruit’

Expert: Anne Frank Analogy Appropriate to DOJ Prosecution Proposal

Stuart Anderson, May 9, 2018 - "Imagine your child faces death or enslavement at the hands of predators and all legal avenues of escape and refuge have been blocked. Would you attempt to enter another country unlawfully and seek asylum? Found hiding in an attic, Anne Frank died in the Holocaust after her father exhausted all … Continue reading Expert: Anne Frank Analogy Appropriate to DOJ Prosecution Proposal

Class-Action Filed Against Bank of America for Employment Discrimination Against Non-Citizens

MALDEF, May 3, 2018 - "Bank of America illegally denies employment to qualified applicants based on their immigration status even though they are authorized to work in the United States, a lawsuit filed in federal court today charged. MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund) and the law firm Elliot Morgan Parsonage PLLC of Winston-Salem, … Continue reading Class-Action Filed Against Bank of America for Employment Discrimination Against Non-Citizens

Two New AAO I-601 Hardship Waiver Victories

Alan Lee writes: "The law firm won two recent non-precedential decisions at the U.S.C.I.S. Administrative Appeals Office which sided with us in our appeals of I-601 denials.  An I-601 approval is required to waive grounds of inadmissibility, which in these cases involved fraud or misrepresentation.  The standard required for waiver approval is the establishment of … Continue reading Two New AAO I-601 Hardship Waiver Victories