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Immigration Judges Will Be Exempt From Trump's Federal Hiring Freeze

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 03.03.2017 | Politics

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s federal hiring freeze will not apply to immigration court judges under an exception for positions that are need...

Justice Department Said Trump’s Refugee Ban Is Legal. They Didn’t Say It Was A Good Idea.

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.30.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Just what the hell is the Justice Department doing while President Donald Trump is churning out chaos-inspiring executive orders, Sen. ...

Here’s Why Atlanta Is One Of The Worst Places To Be An Undocumented Immigrant

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2016 | Politics

ATLANTA -- After immigration agents picked up 336 undocumented immigrants -- many of them Central American teenagers who came to the U.S. as unaccompa...

Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

Elise Foley

Record-High Court Backlogs Keep Immigrants In Limbo

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mark Pongo, a 32-year-old immigrant from Ghana, was released from detention earlier this month after 16 months -- or about 487 days -- a...

Elise Foley

Backlogs Climb In Immigration Courts

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration courts are too slow to keep up with the high number of undocumented immigrants detected by enforcement agencies, despite a n...

Bend the Immigration Arc Toward Justice

Alison Parker | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Alison Parker

I have taken calls from seriously hysterical family members -- incredibly traumatized people -- sobbing on the phone, crying out, "I don't know where my son or husband is!"