1192 ABA Journal Immigration Law articles.
Dozens of immigration judges have left or retired because of concerns about judicial independence. The job has become “unbearable,” according to A. Ashley Tabaddor, president of the National Association of Immigration Judges.
Jan 28, 2020 12:33 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court allowed on Monday the implementation of the “public charge” rule
that makes it easier for the government to deny visas and green cards
to immigrants who receive or are likely to receive public assistance.
Jan 27, 2020 2:44 PM CST
A Cincinnati judge said he regularly calls U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement when he suspects that defendants in his courtroom are in the country illegally.
Jan 27, 2020 10:10 AM CST
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago didn’t mince words in a Jan. 23 opinion chastising the Board of Immigration Appeals for defying its remand order and concluding the appeals court had ruled incorrectly in the case.
Jan 27, 2020 6:30 AM CST
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard sues Hillary Clinton for ‘Russian asset’ comment about unnamed candidate
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a 2020 Democratic presidential primary candidate, has filed a defamation suit against Hillary Clinton…
Jan 23, 2020 4:36 PM CST
The ABA filed an amicus brief
to the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday in support of a Sri Lankan who faced political persecution and is challenging a policy that says asylum-seekers are not entitled to federal court review of expedited removal orders.
Jan 23, 2020 12:40 PM CST
New refugees no longer welcome in Texas, governor says
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced in a letter released Friday that the state will not take new refugees under a federal…
Jan 13, 2020 2:42 PM CST
All California cities must follow the “sanctuary state” law, which restricts local law enforcement cooperation with federal immigration agents, an appeals court ruled Friday.
Jan 13, 2020 1:13 PM CST
Justice Ginsburg says she is cancer-free
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has told CNN that she is cancer-free after being treated for a malignant tumor on her…
Jan 9, 2020 4:10 PM CST
No U.S. Supreme Court term in recent memory has had more potential blockbuster cases on the docket than this one. The court is likely to dominate the headlines in May, and especially June 2020, with rulings on almost every major controversial area of law.
Jan 2, 2020 11:17 AM CST
Members Who Inspire is an ABA Journal series profiling exceptional ABA members. This past year, we featured many in the legal field who are doing good work and paying it forward, including pro bono for veterans, fighting for prisoners' rights, and promoting literacy and advancing diversity.
Dec 26, 2019 8:55 AM CST
The past year was unusual in the U.S. Supreme Court because the justices handed down only a few blockbuster decisions but then filled their docket with a stunning number of cases of potentially great significance to be decided in spring 2020. Interestingly, the court could have taken many of these cases in the October 2018 term for decisions in June 2019, but it did not do so.
Dec 23, 2019 9:34 AM CST
“I have struggled with how to make the tragedy of Matamoros come alive in a way that will do justice to the raw experience I witnessed. Of course, there is no justice in their raw experiences—that is the point,” writes Seattle lawyer Jill B. Scott.
Dec 12, 2019 6:30 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a 1986 law making it a crime to encourage unauthorized immigration is an unconstitutional infringement on free speech.
Nov 22, 2019 12:11 PM CST
Kennedy suggested Trump appoint Kavanaugh to replace him, book alleges
Justice Anthony M. Kennedy told President Donald Trump in April 2017 that he should consider his former clerk Brett…
Nov 21, 2019 4:25 PM CST
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