1290 ABA Journal Immigration Law articles.
When countries lack the capacity to stop violence and corruption, and their legal and law enforcement systems lack the ability to hold perpetrators responsible, their people often have no other choice but to seek protection elsewhere.
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“A person comes to our borders, legitimately seeking asylum from, say, political or religious persecution,” said Massachusetts Bar Association delegate Kevin Curtin, a prosecutor for Middlesex County, Massachusetts. “We then lock her up. We might separate her from her children. And then, we prevent her from having access to counsel. … We wouldn’t do that to what my grandmother would call common criminals.”
Nov 1, 2019 1:10 AM CDT
On Nov. 12, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a trio of cases involving whether President Donald Trump acted impermissibly in rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
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9-year-old boy is charged with murder
A 9-year-old boy in central Illinois has been charged with arson and five counts of murder for allegedly causing a mobile home fire in…
Oct 11, 2019 3:13 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has several blockbuster cases in its new term—on gay and transgender rights, federal immigration enforcement and gun regulation. But before it gets to any of those, the court on the first day of the term will take up two criminal law cases raising significant questions, even though only a handful of states are affected by each.
Oct 3, 2019 5:03 PM CDT
MGM agrees to pay up to $800M settlement in Vegas mass shooting
MGM Resorts International has agreed to pay up to $800 million to settle claims of alleged negligence in…
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French chef sues over Michelin rating
French chef Marc Veyrat has sued the Michelin Guide for lowering the rating of his La Maison des Bois restaurant from three stars to…
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Early this year, the Trump administration began forcing thousands of migrants seeking asylum to return to Mexico, to wait there for immigration court hearings that would decide whether they could…
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