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Immigration Court

No Bond for Babies

Dan Kowalski | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics
Dan Kowalski

Channeling former Attorney General John Ashcroft's 2003 edict to deny bond to Haitian refugees, ICE lawyers in immigration courts are arguing for "no bond" orders against mothers and children fleeing gang violence, poverty and chaos in Central America.

Backlogged Immigration Courts Speed Up Children's Cases

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border afte...

Backlogged Immigration Courts Brace For New Deluge Of Children

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 07.12.2014 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adolescent girls in braids and pigtails and teenage boys wearing jeans and sneakers sat alongside their parents in the courtroom ...

ICE To Limit Shackling In Immigration Court

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal authorities would limit the use of shackles on immigrants who appear before immigration judges under a proposed settlem...

Yolanda González Gómez

Mother Wearing Electronic Bracelet Fights Deportation | Yolanda González Gómez | Posted 12.22.2011 | Latino Voices

DALLAS -- Anatolia Garcia doesn't like the electronic bracelet shackled around her ankle, but she prefers it to the prospect of being deported and for...

Protection for Victims of Ineffective Representation and Immigration Fraud

Aggie R. Hoffman | Posted 12.19.2011 | Latino Voices
Aggie R. Hoffman

If you have been deceived or suffered injury, take advantage of the law that was enacted for your benefit. Not only will you be helping yourself, but your actions will assist law enforcement to punish and put the offender out of business.

Mexico Drug War: Asylum Seekers Increasingly Turned Away By US Immigration Courts

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Todd Bensman | GlobalPost SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Their stories may be heart-rending. Their experiences may seem unimaginable. Their lives may st...