• Donald Trump Apr 26, 2019

    Joe Giudice Granted Temporary Deportation Delay as Family Seeks Trump's Help

    “Real Housewives of New Jersey” husband Joe Giudice was granted a temporary delay in his deportation order Thursday as his family made a direct appeal to President Donald Trump to intervene on his behalf. His immigration lawyers filed for a stay in federal court Thursday after the Board of Immigration Appeals denied his appeal of the deportation order this month....

  • lawyer Nov 16, 2018

    Spanish-Language Reporter Wins Temporary Stay of Deportation

    An appeals court has granted a two-week reprieve for a Spanish-language reporter facing deportation after he was arrested while covering an immigration rally in Tennessee. A three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday barred the U.S. government from removing Manuel Duran to El Salvador before Nov. 30. Judges are considering a motion to keep Duran...

  • lawyer Nov 14, 2018

    Spanish-Language Reporter Faces Deportation From US

    A Spanish-language reporter who faces deportation after his arrest while covering an immigration protest in Tennessee said Tuesday he was unjustly detained and faces danger if sent back to El Salvador. Manuel Duran spoke publicly about his case for the first time since his arrest at an April rally protesting immigration policies the day before the 50th anniversary of the...

  • Donald Trump Aug 8, 2018

    ACLU Lawsuit Accuses Sessions' Justice Department of Wrongfully Denying Asylum-Seekers

    The American Civil Liberties Union sued the U.S. government Tuesday over its efforts to prevent immigrants from seeking asylum due to domestic and gang violence in their home countries. The ACLU’s lawsuit asks a judge to invalidate Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ June 11 decision to restrict the kinds of cases that qualify for asylum. The lawsuit was filed on behalf...

  • Donald Trump Jun 17, 2018

    Immigrants Fleeing Gangs Prefer Taking Chance for US Asylum

    The MS-13 gang made Jose Osmin Aparicio’s life so miserable in his native El Salvador that he had no choice but to flee in the dead of night with his wife and four children, leaving behind all their belongings and paying a smuggler $8,000. Aparicio is undeterred by a new directive from Attorney General Jeff Sessions declaring that gang and...

  • Attorney Jun 18, 2018

    A Look at the Migrant Children Detainment Center in Tornillo, Texas

    On Friday, the U.S. Government began bringing migrant children separated from their parents to a new tent city detention center in Tornillo, Texas. This footage was shot outside the facility.

  • United States Jun 12, 2018

    Sessions Excludes Domestic, Gang Violence From Asylum Claims

    Immigration judges generally cannot consider domestic and gang violence as grounds for asylum, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday in a ruling that could affect large numbers of Central Americans who have increasingly turned to the United States for protection. “Generally, claims by aliens pertaining to domestic violence or gang violence perpetrated by non-government actors will not qualify for...

  • Donald Trump May 16, 2018

    Judge Blocks US From Revoking Man's Deportation Protection

    The U.S. government must stop asserting without evidence that a Mexican man it’s trying to deport has gang ties, a federal judge in Seattle ruled Tuesday. Pending a final ruling in the man’s case, U.S. District Judge Ricardo S. Martinez also forbid U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services from revoking Daniel Ramirez Medina’s work authorization or his enrollment in the Deferred...

  • California Apr 2, 2018

    Trump on Twitter: ‘DACA is Dead'

    President Donald Trump on Monday threatened to stop DACA bargaining and end NAFTA, tweeting “DACA is dead” and “must build a wall.” Trump urged Congress to fund that wall and strengthen laws to stop what he calls “caravans” of people entering the U.S illegally.

  • Attorney Jan 6, 2018

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions Takes Aim at Judges' Handling of Immigration Cases

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday launched a review of a little-known but widely used practice of immigration judges closing cases without decisions, potentially putting hundreds of thousands of people in greater legal limbo. Sessions posed detailed questions challenging the use of “administrative closures,” an increasingly common outcome that allows people to stay in the country without legal status. The...

  • Congress May 28, 2015

    Immigration Court Director Calls for Overhaul

    The Director of The Executive Office For Immigration Review calls on Congress to fix a backlogged and overwhelmed US Immigration Court System. Senior Investigative Reporter Stephen Stock reports in a story that aired May 27, 2015.

  • Congress May 28, 2015

    Immigration Court Director Calls for Overhaul of Broken System

    The Director of The Executive Office For Immigration Review calls on Congress to fix a backlogged and overwhelmed US Immigration Court System.

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