1293 ABA Journal Immigration Law articles.
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
Pryor Cashman settles associate’s age bias suit
Pryor Cashman has settled a lawsuit by an associate who said the firm violated the Age Discrimination in Employment Act when it fired…
Nov 15, 2019 4:37 PM CST
A Stetson University law graduate who failed the bar exam twice has agreed to plead guilty to mail fraud and aggravated identity theft after prosecutors accused her of creating fictitious law firms and representing clients.
Nov 14, 2019 3:23 PM CST
A federal judge in Boston ruled Tuesday that border agents violate the Fourth Amendment when they search electronic devices at ports of entry without a reasonable suspicion.
Nov 13, 2019 11:58 AM CST
The Trump administration’s decision to phase out a program that deferred deportation for some immigrants appears likely to survive U.S. Supreme Court review, according to several publications covering oral arguments Tuesday.
Nov 12, 2019 4:28 PM CST
A Texas prosecutor has been reassigned after a police union alleged that he asked whether an assault victim was “illegal” and then refused to file charges.
Nov 8, 2019 12:25 PM CST
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