Category: Court News

Deportation Order for Girl, 11, Shows Immigration Court Woes

The case of an 11-year-old girl who was ordered deported alone is drawing attention to overburdened immigration courts and the consequences of any errors, as the courts try to keep up with the administration’s political priorities while juggling increased and…
Court Castigates Home Office Over Misuse of Immigration Law

The appeal court has issued a damning judgment criticising the Home Office’s process in using a terrorism-related paragraph of immigration law as “legally flawed” and ruling it must be changed. The Guardian has repeatedly highlighted the Home Office’s use of the rule…
BARR: The Real Problem with Immigration Policy Judges

If you were to guess the most critical problem faced by President Trump in dealing with the flood of illegal immigration at our southern border, what would it be? Foreign government-sponsored migration caravans? Funding for the border wall? A shortage…
Complaint: El Paso Immigration Judges Violate Due Process

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — An immigration court in El Paso, Texas, that only approves a handful of the asylum cases it considers each year routinely violates due process, attorneys contend in an administrative complaint filed Wednesday. The American Immigration…
Lawyers slam ‘Wild West’ atmosphere in Texas immigration court

(CNN)Judges at an immigration court in El Paso, Texas, are undermining due process, making inappropriate comments and fostering a “culture of hostility” toward immigrants, according to a new complaint. The administrative complaint, sent to the Justice Department on Wednesday and…