Blog Posts in April, 2014

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  • Being Kept Out v. Being Trapped In: Enforcing the Immigration Laws in the Absence of Comprehensive Immigration Reform
    Being Kept Out v. Being Trapped In: Enforcing the Immigration Laws in the Absence of Comprehensive Immigration Reform

    This past week saw some activity on the issue of Comprehensive Immigration Reform ("CIR") but not on its passage. Instead, it appears that life without CIR is an idea that is becoming acceptable to ...

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  • As Usual, Court Holds Credibility is Key in Asylum Cases
    As Usual, Court Holds Credibility is Key in Asylum Cases

    Oftentimes foreign nationals seeking an attorney to assist in preparing and filing an asylum application worry about the perceived lack of evidence to support their claims. What such foreign nationals ...

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  • Shooting Fish in a Barrel: Government and Courts Have Focused Immigration-Enforcement Efforts on the Easiest yet Least Threatening Targets
    Shooting Fish in a Barrel: Government and Courts Have Focused Immigration-Enforcement Efforts on the Easiest yet Least Threatening Targets

    An article in today's New York Times shows that despite the talk of a more compassionate deportation policy the U.S. government's enforcement of the Immigration Laws has focused more on removing from ...

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