Tag Archives: AIC

Prosecutorial Discretion: Why the Need for a Training Program?

 

One might ask the question, why do we need a training program when the Director of Ice himself came out with clear guidelines on Prosecutorial Discretion in June?  The answer to this question really goes to the culture at ICE.

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Quoted In Online Wall Street Journal about Prosecutorial Discretion

 

I had the privilege of being quoted by Miriam Jordan of the Wall Street Journal on November 18, 2011, in the online version about Prosecutorial Discretion.

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Prosecutorial Discretion: Recent Advocacy Timeline

 

The squeaky wheel  gets the oil.  That is probably the best way to summarize the recent timeline for the use of Prosecutorial Discretion. 

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Untangling DHS’ Record High Deportation Numbers

 

 It was another record breaking year for deportations, with DHS logging 396,906 removals during Fiscal Year 2011. While the raw number is not in doubt, its meaning is far from clear, according to the American Immigration Council. 

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Task Force Submits Recommendations on DHS’s Secure Communities Program

 

After tensions reached a boiling point regarding the Secure Communities program in June, ICE Director John Morton created a 20-member task force to address growing concerns. This week, that task force submitted its final recommendations in a report to the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC)

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VOTER DISCONTENT DEEPENS–WHAT WILL OBAMA DO NEXT WITH IMMIGRATION?

The Wall Street Journal (Link) reported that a recent poll has found that 51% of Americans disapprove of the job Mr. Obama is doing as president  for the first time since his inauguration.  

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DHS REVIEW OF LOW PRIORITY CASES FOR PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION

The American Immigration Council (AIC) has released a Practice Advisory on the new DHS Prosecutorial Discretion policy.  Here is my summary of that Practice Advisory

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