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Immigration Judges’ Union Fights for Judicial Independence

The National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ), the union that represents the nation’s immigration judges, is challenging the government’s decision to remove an immigration judge from a well-known case and replace him with a judge who ...

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Re-Registration Period Now Open for Temporary Protected Status for Yemen

WASHINGTON— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that current beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) under Yemen’s designation who want to maintain their status through the extension date of March 3, ...

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Immigration judges are expected to be impartial. But they report to Jeff Sessions.

The structure of immigration courts, unique in the federal government, has long been criticized for its potential for conflicts of interest. by Emma Platoff Aug. 15, 201812 AM U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks ...

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DACA back in court as Texas-led lawsuit seeks to shut the Obama-era program down

Wednesday's hearing on DACA has come to a close in Houston. The federal judge in the case did not issue a decision after Texas and seven other states asked for a nationwide injunction to stop the government from accepting new applications and ...

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