Category: Court News

TPS Holders Seek More Stable Immigration Status

Rose Tilus was 17 when her family sent her from Haiti to live with a relative in Florida. Tilus’ parents feared for her safety because of political and civil unrest in Haiti at the time. She left behind four siblings.…
Courts Drowning In Backlog Pose Lingering Immigration Challenge

An immigration court system that swelled with fresh cases under former President Trump is threatening to stall a Biden administration determined to reform U.S. immigration. The number of migrants awaiting court hearings more than doubled under the Trump administration as…
Supreme Court Rules Against Immigrants With Temporary Status

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that thousands of people living in the U.S. for humanitarian reasons are ineligible to apply to become permanent residents. Justice Elena Kagan wrote for the court that federal immigration law prohibits…
Judge To Mull Contempt Request Against Arpaio’s Successor

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday over whether the sheriff of metro Phoenix, like his predecessor Joe Arpaio, should face a contempt of court of hearing in a longstanding racial profiling case against the sheriff’s…
Supreme Court Rules On Tribal Police And Immigrants’ Testimony

In unanimous decisions, the justices refused to suppress evidence found by a tribal officer and rejected a presumption in favor of immigrants’ credibility. WASHINGTON — In a pair of unanimous decisions, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that tribal police officers…