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  • Drug court graduates get second chance at life

    Drug court graduates get second chance at life

    Immigration Law 06/18/2018

    Kevin Hunter's day job doesn't typically lend itself to feel-good moments, but he got to share in 34 of them Monday afternoon.Hunter, a Fort Wayne police captain, was among the first to congratulate nearly three dozen graduates of the 45th Allen Supe...

  • Court gives government a win in young immigrants' cases

    Court gives government a win in young immigrants' cases

    Immigration Law 10/26/2017

    A federal appeals court handed the U.S. government a victory Tuesday in its fight against lawsuits opposing a decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan directed Broo...

  • Court: Detained immigrant children entitled to court hearing

    Court: Detained immigrant children entitled to court hearing

    Immigration Law 07/13/2017

    Immigrant children who cross the border without their parents have the right to a court hearing to challenge any decision to detain them instead of turning them over to family in the U.S., a federal appeals court said Wednesday.The 9th U.S. Circuit C...

  • High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

    High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

    Immigration Law 05/23/2017

    Supreme Court decisions in a half-dozen cases dealing with immigration over the next two months could reveal how the justices might evaluate Trump administration actions on immigration, especially stepped-up deportations. Some of those cases could be...

  • Volunteers accompany US immigrants to court to allay fears

    Volunteers accompany US immigrants to court to allay fears

    Immigration Law 04/23/2017

    When Salvadoran immigrant Joselin Marroquin-Torres became flustered in front of a federal immigration judge in New York and forgot to give her asylum application, a woman she had just met stood up to provide it. "Thank you," the judge said. "What is ...

  • Immigration courts: record number of cases, many problems

    Immigration courts: record number of cases, many problems

    Immigration Law 03/23/2017

    Everyone was in place for the hearing in Atlanta immigration court: the Guinean man hoping to stay in the U.S., his attorney, a prosecutor, a translator and the judge. But because of some missing paperwork, it was all for nothing. When the government...

  • Court: Sheriff exempt from releasing immigration records

    Court: Sheriff exempt from releasing immigration records

    Immigration Law 02/23/2017

    Milwaukee's sheriff does not have to release information on people at his jail suspected of being in the country illegally because the federal government prohibits it, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday. The 4-2 decision from the court's conser...

  • Immigration courts to focus on detainees, not kids' cases

    Immigration courts to focus on detainees, not kids' cases

    Immigration Law 02/13/2017

    U.S. immigration courts are making a change to focus on deportation hearings for immigrants jailed by the federal government, giving less urgency to cases of children and families who were stopped on the U.S.-Mexico border and released. Chief Immigra...

  • Brother of San Bernardino shooter guilty in immigration case

    Brother of San Bernardino shooter guilty in immigration case

    Immigration Law 02/09/2017

    The brother of one of the shooters in the San Bernardino terror attack pleaded guilty Tuesday in an immigration fraud case stemming from the probe into the killings. Syed Raheel Farook entered the plea in federal court in Riverside to one count of co...

  • State, federal lawyers in court to argue Trump travel ban

    State, federal lawyers in court to argue Trump travel ban

    Immigration Law 02/09/2017

    State and federal lawyers will argue before a panel of federal appellate court judges Tuesday in the pitched fight over President Donald Trump's travel and refugee ban that could reach the Supreme Court. The legal dispute involves two divergent views...

  • Court: Asylum not automatic for former gang members

    Court: Asylum not automatic for former gang members

    Immigration Law 01/23/2017

    Immigrants in the United States illegally are not automatically eligible for asylum on the basis that they are former gang members who risk persecution if they return home, a federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday. Three judges from the 9th U.S....

  • Brother of San Bernardino shooter guilty in immigration case

    Brother of San Bernardino shooter guilty in immigration case

    Immigration Law 01/23/2017

    The brother of one of the shooters in the San Bernardino terror attack pleaded guilty Tuesday in an immigration fraud case stemming from the probe into the killings. Syed Raheel Farook entered the plea in federal court in Riverside to one count of co...

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