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Before break, immigration courts struggled to maintain caseload

Over the summer, immigration courts took a short break to access their cases and apply prosecutorial discretion. The goal was to do away with frivolous deportation cases, especially ones dealing with non-criminal individuals. After this review period, officials hoped that both local and federal courts would run more efficiently and have a better chance at [...]

By |2018-03-09T19:00:19+00:00November 2nd, 2012|Categories: Deportation & Removal Defense, Immigration News, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Before break, immigration courts struggled to maintain caseload

Clerical error makes woman incorrectly think she is US citizen

A woman who was brought to the country by her parents at a very young age was adopted by a couple at age 8 because her biological parents were abusing her. When she was legally adopted, a case worker informed the family that their newly-adopted daughter automatically earned U.S. citizenship. When she became a teenager, [...]

By |2018-03-09T18:46:47+00:00August 20th, 2012|Categories: U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Immigration Law|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Clerical error makes woman incorrectly think she is US citizen