Category: Court News

Supreme Court Seems Poised To Back Limits On Green Cards

The justices heard arguments on whether immigrants with “temporary protected status” who entered the country illegally may apply for lawful permanent residency. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court seemed ready on Monday to rule that immigrants allowed to stay in the…
‘Kiss Of Death’: Advocates Warn Democrats’ Voting Bill Could Harm Immigrants

The sweeping proposal includes automatic voter registration, which could unintentionally include immigrants, some advocates warn. WASHINGTON — Some immigration lawyers and progressives warn that a provision in Democrats’ sweeping voting-rights legislation risks inadvertently harming immigrants if it becomes law. Their…
Lawyers Find The Parents Of 61 More Separated Migrant Children

The lawyers believe that the parents of 302 children who have not yet been reached were deported to Central America. WASHINGTON — Lawyers tasked with reuniting migrant families separated during the Trump administration said in a federal court filing late…
US Immigration Courts Brace For Flood Of Asylum Claims

U.S. immigration courts, already swamped with a backlog of 1.3 million cases, are ill-prepared to handle a crush of new asylum claims filed by a rising number of people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, especially children traveling alone, current and former…
No Ruling In Case Deciding Fate Of DACA Immigration Program

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge did not immediately rule Tuesday on a closely watched case over the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which confers limited protections on hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought into the…
Fact-Checking Ashley Moody On Biden’s Immigration Detainer Policy

The Florida attorney general recently filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration, arguing that interim guidance on immigration enforcement prevents the arrest and deportation of criminals illegally in…