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Children in Immigration Proceedings: Self Representation or Federal Attorney?

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Thousands of undocumented immigrants cross the border into the United States and willingly turn themselves into federal Customs and Border Patrol agents so they can apply for asylum.  The journey into this country is long and dangerous, especially for children under the age of eighteen who have no parents or guardians to protect them.  These […]

Will DAPA Be Enforced?

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On February 16, 2015, Texas and twenty-six other states filed a case against the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) and the implementation of Deferred Action for Parents of Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (“DAPA”).  DACA  was originally created in 2012 and allowed immigration officials on a case-by-case basis to refrain from removing […]

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Georgia Company to Resolve Immigration-related Unfair Employment Practices

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“The Justice Department announced today that it reached an agreement with Poulan Pecan, resolving allegations that the company violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Poulan Pecan is a supplier of pecans located in Poulan, Ga. The Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division initiated its investigation of Poulan Pecan in 2012, based […]

TRAC Data Indicates Growing Backlogs in Immigration Courts

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By: Helena Coric* U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) continues to experience backlog in its data system. Government enforcement data obtained from the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) indicates that the current number of pending cases is up 23 percent, which is 82 percent higher than in the past decade. Considering the potential problems the […]