Category: Court News

More Immigration Judges to be Assigned to Cases at Tent Facilities

(CNN) – More immigration judges will begin conducting hearings over video conferencing at tent courts along the US-Mexico border, raising concerns among lawyers about transparency in the immigration process. Earlier this year, the Trump administration erected facilities in Laredo and…
Women Lawyers Lead ABA’s Efforts to Ensure Due Process for Migrants

The Perspectives’ September feature highlighted how volunteer lawyers are helping migrants seeking asylum. The ABA’s Commission on Immigration also empowers immigrants and asylum seekers through its two direct service projects on the southern border and a legal resource center located…
Students from Texas Tech march at Supreme Court in support of DACA

LUBBOCK, Texas– Members of the Texas Tech chapter of Define American, a non-profit, non-partisan organization, spoke to EverythingLubbock.com on Friday about their trip to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Nov. 12. A group of four students marched at the Supreme Court…
Supreme Court leans toward Trump on ending ‘Dreamers’ immigrant program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court’s conservative majority signaled support on Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s bid to kill a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants – dubbed “Dreamers” – who entered the United States illegally as children,…
3 ways the Supreme Court could decide DACA’s fate

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday on a trio of cases asking whether the Trump administration acted properly when it decided to wind down the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program — an Obama-era program that allows unauthorized…