Tag Archives: Prosecutorial Discretion

Binational Same-Sex Couples can begin Immigration petitions NOW!

Binational Same-Sex Couples can begin Immigration petitions, following last week’s Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”).

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Top Ten Immigration Wish List for 2012

 

Here is my Top Ten Immigration Wish List for 2012:

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ICE Targets Fewer Criminals in Deportation Proceedings

 

Statistics show that fewer criminals are ending up in deportation proceedings.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has targeted fewer criminals, a stark contrast to the claims made by the Administration.

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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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Transcript of Secretary Napolitano’s Remarks on Smart Effective Border Security and Immigration Enforcement

 

Here is the full transcript of United States Secretary of Homeland Security (“DHS”) Secretary Janet Napolitano’s Remarks on Smart Effective Border Security and Immigration Enforcement on October 5, 2011, at American University:

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ICE arrests almost 3,000 convicted criminal aliens; Obama Blames GOP for Lack of Immigration Reform

 

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) today announced the results of a seven-day national “Cross Check” enforcement operation-which led to the arrest of more than 2,900 convicted criminal aliens.

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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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