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Peter Dutton to be requested to fund lawyer for asylum seeker’s medevac problem | Australian immigration and asylum

Home Secretary Peter Dutton is being asked to fund a senior lawyer for an asylum seeker whose trial could result in the release of more than 100 other people detained under medical evacuation laws. The federal court’s full bank on Friday ordered Dutton’s lawyers to seek ministerial approval to fund the lawyer for Iranian asylum … Read more

Justices take immigration instances off February calendar

Court to take on student-athlete compensation, class action cases

SCOTUS news By Amy Howe on February 3, 2021 at 2:32 p.m. The Supreme Court removed two cases from its February argument on Wednesday after the Biden government began overturning the two immigration policies challenged in the cases. Although the release of an assignment list on a Wednesday morning during the judges’ winter break was … Read more

Biden administration asks justices to take immigration instances off February calendar

border wall with surveillance tower in background

SCOTUS NEWS By Amy Howe on February 1, 2021 at 11:55 pm A section of the wall on the border between Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California. The crosses represent immigrants who died trying to cross the border. (Tomas Castelazo via Wikimedia Commons) An already thin calendar of arguments for February will likely become even … Read more

DOJ rescinds ‘Zero Tolerance’ immigration guidelines, immigration lawyer weighs on what this might imply

DOJ rescinds ‘Zero Tolerance’ immigration rules, immigration attorney weighs on what this could mean

Harlingen, Texas (KVEO) – President Joe Biden has been quick to drive policy changes, particularly immigration. Last week, the Justice Department ended the Trump-era zero-tolerance immigration policy, which allowed the U.S. government to separate thousands of children from their parents. Stimulus Checks: The GOP plan includes $ 1,000 stimulus checks that expire at $ 40,000 … Read more

Texas Lawyer Common Paxton Sues Biden Administration for Ordering Halt to Immigration Deportations

Texas Attorney General Paxton Sues Biden Administration for Ordering Halt to Immigration Deportations

The Trump administration appears to have purposely made a number of last-minute intergovernmental agreements to confuse Biden’s anticipated attempts at immigration reform. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration claiming the recently inaugurated president cannot stop the deportation of immigrants without first consulting the Lone Star State. CNN reports … Read more

Immigration lawyer breaks down President Biden’s Immigration Invoice

Immigration lawyer breaks down President Biden's Immigration Bill

The bill provides for an eight-year citizenship path for immigrants. PENNSYLVANIA, USA – PENNSYLVANIA – After being sworn in, President Biden went to work sending out one of his first legislative proposals – the US Citizenship Act of 2021. The immigration law provides for an eight-year citizenship path for immigrants. “What it would do is … Read more

Immigration Lawyer Says Deportation Pause Prioritizes Elimination of Violent Criminals – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Value

Immigration Lawyer Says Deportation Pause Prioritizes Removal of Violent Criminals – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

For families in north Texas separated due to deportation, a 100-day hiatus that President Biden introduces shortly after he takes office means 100 days to breathe. After Eric Garza was pulled over for a traffic violation, his fiancé and three children, all US citizens, feared the worst. “I was really sad because he’s my father … Read more

Immigration lawyer analyzes President Biden’s plan for expedited citizenship pathway

Immigration lawyer analyzes President Biden’s plan for expedited citizenship pathway

ROANOKE, Va. – In four years, the Trump administration made 400 policy changes related to immigration. Now President Joe Biden’s reform law could open a new stage in one fell swoop. Eleven million undocumented residents in the United States could obtain citizenship in just eight years. Under the current complex immigration system, obtaining citizenship can … Read more

No room on the MIQ inn, apart from the wealthy and well-known, says immigration lawyer

No room at the MIQ inn, except for the rich and famous, says immigration lawyer

Justin Sobion said goodbye to his wife in February 2020 with the plan that she would come back to him in New Zealand three weeks later. Almost 12 months later, the couple are still separated, caught by the border closings in March. Sobion is one of the hundreds of people who are separated from their … Read more

Argument evaluation: A posh query of immigration bond

Argument analysis: A complex question of immigration bond

The Supreme Court heard arguments against Guzman Chavez by phone in Pham on Monday that raise a complex issue about the retention of migrants in deportation proceedings. The judges asked both sides difficult questions. Respondents’ attorney, Paul Hughes, calls to argue with a view of Union Station in the background (Art Lien) The case concerns … Read more