More Articles on the Immigration Courts

 

2016-12-6-huffingtonpost-court-interpreters-say-when-theyre-mistreated-immigrants-suffer-too

Federal Lawyer Magazine, Oct-Nov, 2016, Immigration Court Reform – Congress Heed the Call

2016-11-9-krgv-com-growing-number-of-immigration-cases-in-rgv-causing-backlog

2016-11-4-thenewyorktimes-immigrants-living-on_pause-fear-obamas-leniency-will-not-oputlast-election

2016-11-2-fox29-immigrants-waiting-years-for-their-day-in-court

2016-11-2-fedsmith-dc-circuit-disagrees-with-doj-handling-of-foia-request

2016-11-2-fusion-seeking-asylum-in-us-immigration-court-is-a-lot-like-playing-roulette

2016-11-1-the-christiansciencemonitor-alejandra-age-7-is-facing-a-judge-alone-is-that-due-process

2016-11-1-creativeloafingnews-immigrants-seeking-asylum-face-long-odds-at-stewart-county-detention-center

2016-11-1-thehillblog-conservatives-make-immigration-reform-a-priority-and-a-reality

2016-10-31-immjurists-sign-on-ltr-to-johnson-increased-detention-final

2016-10-26-nydailynewsopinion-morgenthau-americas-real-immigration-crisis-detention-centers-are-filled-by-quota-andcourts-are-flooded

2016-10-20-theguardian-most-families-facing-deportation-in-us-do-not-have-an-immigration-lawyer

2016-09-28-LatinPost-One-in-Three-unaccompanied-children-has-legal-representation-in-Immigration-Court

2016-09-28-Law360-Just-37%-have-lawyers-in-deport-cases-Report

2016-09-26-Law360-15-new-Immigration_Judges-sworn-in-to-serve-across-US

2016-09-22-TheWashingtonPost-Flow-of-Central-Americans-to-US-surging-Expected-to-exceed-2014-numbers

2016-09-20-KRGV-com-More-judges-hired-to-help-with-backlog-in-immigration-cases

2016-09-20-Law360-9th-Cir-hands-setback-to-immigrant-kids-seeking-attys

2016-09-19-BostonHerald-Letters-to-the-Editor

2016-09-13-La-OpinionEntrevista-la-jueza-Dana-Leigh-Marks

2016-09-08-LatinPost-Research-group-predicts-the-amount-of-child-refugees-to-enter-the-US-in-2016-to-top- 27000

2016-09-07-TheDailyCaller-six-secretive-federal-immigration-judges

2016-09-07-Quartz-a-record-half-million-cases-are-waiting-to-be-heard-by-us-immigration-courts

2016-9-1-Fox5DC-Arlington-immigration-court-cases-being-scheduled-as-far-out-as-2024

2016-08-31-TheHill-Deportations-under-Obama-could-hit-10-year-low

2016-08-31-ABAJournal-Justice-Dept-discloses-several-significant-errors-in-information-provided-for-SCOTUS-case

2016-08-30-Law360-DOJ-Says-It-Gave-High-Court-Faulty-Data-In-Detention-Case

2016-08-30-Law360-Feds-Again-Urge-Court-To-Deny-Lawyers-for-Immigrant-Kids

2016-08-29–BostonGlobe-In-this-Boston-court-chains-are-a-familiar-sound

2016-08-28-LasVegasReviewJournal-Deportations-of-undocumented-immigrants-at nine-year-low

2016-08-26-TheHill-US-must-stop-mistreating-asylum-seekers-fleeing-persecution

2016-08-24-SanAntonioCurrent-Report-Efforts-To-Dissuade-CentralAmerican-Kids-From-Fleeing-To-US-Arent-Working

2016-08-09-CATOatLIBERTY-Immigration-Courts-Lower-Productivity-Explains-Backlog-of-Cases

2016-08-08-Newsweek-Join-A-Gang-Or-Die-Deported-Central-American-Teens-Face-A-Harrowing-Choice

2016-08-03-Quartz-Immigration-Judges-are-burning-out-faster-than-prison-wardens-and-hospital-doctors

2016-08-02-DAILYCALLER-Immigration-Courts-In-Obama_Years-Backlog-Skyrockets-While-Odds-of-Deportation-Drop

2016-07-31-TribLIVE-Immigration-Courts-in-prisons-raise-issues-of-due-process-public-access

2016-07-27-ImmigrationImpact-Despite-Immigration-Judge-Hirings-Court-Backlogs-Continue-To-Grow

2016-07-26-NJSpotLight-Children-of-Fear-Who-speaks-For-New-Jerseys-Youngest-Undocumented-Immigrants

2016-07-20-TRAC-Immigration-Backlog-Still-Rising-Despite-New-Judge-Investitures

2016-07-20-AP-Federal-immigration-court-backlog-tops-500,000

2016-07-20-BuzzFeed-US-Immigration-Court-Backlog-Exceeds-500000-Cases-for-First-Time

2016-06-28-AIC-federal_court_grants_class-action_status_in_challenge_to_obama_administration

2016-06-25-ABC8News-Unaccompanied-children-crossing-southern-US-border-up-78%-in-2016

2016-06-24-NYT-Low-Priority-Immigrants-Still-Swept-Up-In-Net-of-Deportation

2016-06-24-Reuters-Seeking-new-routes-Central-American-migrants-at-risk-of-trafficking

2016-06-20-KALW-A-day-in-the-life-of-an-Attorney-of-the-Day

2016-06-19-SantaFeNewMexican-Judges-far-more-likely-to-deport-immigrants-in-NM-than-nationally

2016-06-19-TheAtlantic-the-overlooked-pathways-to-legal-status

2016-06-17-MRCTV-Exclusive-May-Sets-Another-FY2016-Monthly-Apprehension-Record

2016-06-04-SanDiegoUnionTribune-Backlog-slows-cases-in-Immigration-Court

2016-05-26-Law360-Texas-Rep-Touts-Funding-For-25-More-Immigration-Judges

2016-05-19-TheDesertSun-As-border-arrests-rise-shelters-become-crossroads

2016-05-19-MSNBC-Whats-in-a-name-Migrant-vs-Refugee-vs-Illegal-Alien

2016-05-12-VICE-Why-So-Many-Asylum-Seekers-Come-to-America-and-Wind-Up-Homeless

2016-05-09-PhoenixNewTimes-Border-Apprehensions-of-Unaccompanied-Minors-from-Central-America-May-Top-2014-Levels

2016-05-05-Breibart-Huge-Increase-In-Illegal-Alien-Apprehensions-Unaccompanied-Minors-Up-78%-Over-2015

2016-05-04-CronkiteNews-Study-shows-disparitiesin-how-Arizona-judges-granted-asylum

2016-05-04-Oye!Times-Immigration-Matters-An-Afternoon-at-American-Immigration-Court

2016-04-30-NPR-A-Remote-Town-A-Closed-Off-Courtroom-And-A-Father-Facing-Deportation

2016-04-28-KRON4-Mayor-approves-$1.8M-for-legal-defense-of-immigrant-children

2016-04-28-DallasMorningNews-Central-American-migrants-fould-be-flocking-to-Dallas-area-in-greater-numbers

2016-04-28-VOX-The-disastrous-forgotten-1996-law-that-created-todays-immigration-problem

2016-04-27-NPR-Inside-A-Georgia-Immigration_Court-One-Man-Fights-To-Stay-With-His-Family

2016-4-27-16-TriValleyCentral-Immigration-cses-backlogged-in-AZ

2016-4-26-IBTimes-Border-Patril-Sees-More-Undocumented-Immigrants-Along-US_Border

2016-04-26-KRGV.com-Border-Patrol-Sees-Increase-of-Minors-Families-Crossing-Illegally

2016-04-22-MRCTV-New-Reports-Shows-Three-of-Four-Illegal-Aleins-with-Children-Dont-Show-Up-To-Court

2016-04-20-WKOW.com-Wisconsin-immigration-cases-lag-as-judges-retire-in-droves

2016-04-20-SanFranciscoExaminer-Undocumented-unaccompanied-children-face-deportation-court-hearings

2016-04-16-VICE-How-Americas-Bond-System-Keeps-Immigrants-Behind-Bars

2016-03-17-LATimesOpEd-The-injustice-ofdeporting-children-without-representation

2016-03-16-LatinTimes-Deporter-in-Chief-Obama-Ordered-7000-Immigrant-Children-to-be-Deported-without-a-Court-Hearing

2016-03-15-HumanRightsFirst-New-Analysis-Finds-Growing-Backlog-in-Immigration-Courts

2016-03-15-sbs.com-Kicked-Back-to-Cambodia..docx

2016-03-15-HoustonChronicle-Houston-immigration-courts-overwhelmed-as-backlog-quintuples

2016-03-15-WashingtonPost-Former-judges-challenge-that-3-year-olds-can-represent=selves-in-immigration-court

2016-03-15-Law360-Federal-Courts-Fine-Tune-System-for-Requesting-Judgeships

2016-03-13-SanAntonioExpress-News-Provide-legal-counsel-to-migrant-kids

2016-03-11-SanDiegoUnionTribune-Where-did-unaccompanied-migrants-go

2016-03-10-TheHillCongressBlog-Children-respresenting-themselves-in-court

2016-03-10-TheCommercialAppeal-Mid-Soputh-organization-helps-young-immigrants-navigate-legal-system

2016-03-10-LATimes-Central-American-immigrants-fleeing-due-to-violence-poverty-and-now-fears-of-Trumps-proposals

2016-03-10-PasadenaWeekly-Justice-for-None

2016-03-09-ViceMedia-Why-Undocumented-Immigrants-Stay-in-Abusive-Relationships

2016-03-09-NYTimes-US-Continues-to-Deport-Central-American-Migrants

2016-03-09-NYTimesTAkingNoteBlog-Mr-Leahy-vs-Stupid-Stupid-Stupid

2016-03-09-HuffingtonPost-Democrat-says-claim-that-toddlers-can-learn-immigration-law-is-stupid

2016-03-08-LexisNexisLegalNewsroomImmigrationLaw-Experts=Weigh-in-on=Judge-Weil-Depositin-Controversy

2016-03-07-ILW.com-Order-in-the-Playpen

2016-03-07-ILW.com-Former-Immigration-Judge-Responds-No-Toddlers-Cant-Represent-Themselves-

2016-03-06-LATimes-7000-immigrant-children-ordered-deported-without-going-to-court

2016-03-06-CSMonitor-Can-toddlers-defense-themselves-in-immigration-court-One-judge says-so

2016-03-04-NYDailyNews-Justice-Dept-Immigration-judges-says-you-can-do-a-fair-hearing-when-3-4-year-olds-represent-themselves

2016-03-04-MSNBC-Judge-thinks-toddlers-can-learn-immigration-law

2016-03-03-ColoradoPublicRadio-Denvers-Immigration-Court-Has_the_Longest-Hearing-Delays-in-the-US

2016-02-17-Law360-Reveal-Names-in-Immigration_Judge-Complaints-DC-Circuit-Told

2016-02-10-HoustonPress-Immigration-Backlog-Bounces-Thousands-of-Cases-to-Late-2019

2106-02-02-Law360-Calif-Immigration-Attys-Sue-US-for-Onformation-on-Rocket-Dockets

2016-02-01-Law360-9-New-Immigration_Judges-Sworn-In-EOIR-Says

2016-01-14-TheDallasMorningNews-Another-migration=crisis-may-be-looming

2016-01-14-Reuters-Why are-these-children-representing-themselves-in-court

2016-01-13-RollCall-Rise-in-Sourthwest-Border-Crossings-Fueled-by-Desperation

2016-01-13-TheGuardian-Surge-in-Central-American-Migrants-at-US-border-threatens-repeat-of-2014-crisis

2016-01-13-Philly.com-Central-American-migration-to-US-accelerates-government-data

2016-01-13-HuffingtonPost-The-Numbers-of-Mothers-And-Kids-Picked-Up-At-The-Border-Are-Rising-Again

2016-01-13-DallasMorningNews-Border-Patrol-reports-big-jump-in-migrant-family-flow-in-last-three-months

2016-01-11-KRGV.com-Immigration-Courts-Backlogged-Across-the-State

2015-12-21-huffingtonpost-Congress-Funds-55-New-Immigration-Judge-Teams-Extensive-Backlog-Requires-More

2015-12-21-huffingtonpost-Congress-Funds-55-New-Immigration-Judge-Teams-Extensive-Backlog-Requires-More

2015-12-18-Law360-Public-Shoud-See-Judges-Names-On-Complaints

Check out this five part series on the realities of the current stress for all in our Immigration Courts (focusing on New York City)
2015-12-17-CityLimits-Heavy-Burdens-and-Unfair-Fights-in-Immigration-Courts
2015-12-17-CityLimits-Immigrants-Fates-Depend-on-Access-to-Lawyers
2015-12-17-CityLimits-Immigration-Court-Crisis-Weighs-On-Lawyers-Families
2015-12-18-CityLimits-Those-Seeking-Better-Life-Agency-Pleadged-to-Detect-Fraud-Clash-in-Immigration-Court
2015-12-18-CityLimits-Asylum-Hearings-Decide-Whose-Danger-Makes-the-Deserving

Read the intro then cut and paste the link to listen to Retired NAIJ Grievance Chair Eliza Klein explain the stressors which caused her to retire early
2015-12-14-Marketplace.-Immigration-Cases-Strain-Courts

The surge of unaccompanied minors as well as those traveling with family continues
2015-12-7-NYTimes-US-to-Open-Shelters-for-New-Surge-of-Youths-Crossing-Southwest-Border

Insights into the complex interface of criminal law and immigration
2015-12-7-AboveTheLaw-criminally-yours-the-alien-world-of-immigration

Another example of the paradoxes created by keeping the Immigration Courts within the Department of Justice
2015-12-4-Law360-Judge-Name-Disclosure-May-Cause-Stigma-EOIR-Tells-DC-Circ

Following up on the effectiveness of last year’s approach
2015-11-19-ABC-KVIA-special-report-what-happened-to-the-immigrants-that-crossed-into-the-us-in-summer

A view into the consequences of our civil system that does not guarantee counsel in Immigration Court proceedings
2015-11-18-POLITICO-Under-16-and-ordered-deported-with-no-lawyer

Problematic backlogs continue…
2015-11-12-NewYorkLawJournal-Backlogs-in-Immigration-Court-Create-Concerns

A dubious distinction for us but unfortunately all too true: “The Most Broken Part of Our Immigration System”
2015-10-30-Law360-The-Most-Broken-Part-of-Our-Immigration-System

We are doing our part. Where are the additional resources we need?
2015-10-15 – TRAC-US-Immigration-Courts-Completed-7.3-Percent-More-Cases-In-FY-2015

Hope this doesn’t interfere with our ability to hear cases
2015-10-08-ThinkProgress-Desperately-Needed-Interpreters-Are-In-Short-Supply

Are we on the cusp of another surge?
2015-10-7-McClatchydc.com-Summer-border-surge-stirs-fears-of-another-migrant-crisis

We need skilled, professional interpreters in order to go the job right
2015-10-05-Buzzfeed-Immigration-Courts-Could-Lose-A-Third-of-their-Interpreters

Let’s hope this does increase representation
2015-09-24-ImmigrationImpact-Immigration-Courts-have-new-rules-governing-legal-representation-process

It is tough for judges and litigants to keep looking at the rising caseload
2015-09-21-Law360-Wait-tiem-for-immigrants-in-court-hits-record-high

Uh-oh
2015-09-21-ABCNews-Surprising-Uptick-in-Unaccompanied-Children-Crossing-Border-in-August
2015-09-21-AP-August-uptick-in-border-arrests-surpises-feds
2015-09-21-TheHill-US-sees-surpising-spike-in-border-crossings

Tacoma Immigration Court in the news
2015-09-21-TheNewsTribune-Activists-block-streets-around-Tacoma-detention-center-to-protest-deportations-detention

Not directly addressing the Immigration Courts, but certainly a topic that is much on our minds
2015-09-21-Entrepreneur-7-steps-post-burnout-for-reigniting-your-passion-for-work

When will the trends shift?
2015-09-15-TRAC-Ballooning-wait-times-for-hearing-dates-in-overworked-Immigration-Courts

Fair criticism
2015-09-15-LATimes-As-the-immigration-court-backlog-grows-Congress-twiddles-its-thimbs

We are doing our best, but critics remain
2015-08-28-TucsonSentinel-The-problems-with-US-immigration-court-system-are-seemingly-endless

Paints a clear picture of what we are facing
2015-08-27-ImmigrationImpact-Immigration-Courts_desperately-need-more-judges

Hope my colleagues stay strong and keep working
2015-08-19-LATINPOST-Immigration-court-judges-opt-retirement-despite-increasing-rate-of-cases

Still playing catch-up
2015-08-19-Law360-EOIR-sprints-to-hire-more-judges-as-retirements-loom

We warned this was on the horizon
2015-08-18-LOSANGELESTIMES-As-immigration-backlog-surges-some-overwhelmed-judges-retire
2015-08-18-FoxNewsLatino-Huge-immigration-backlog-taking-toll-on-judges

For the Immigration Courts, the impact of the surge persists
2015-08-11-POLITICO-Obama-plan-leaves-child-migrants-adrift

The burnout we have battled for so long in the corps continues
2015-08-03-Quartz-Immigration-judges-are-burning-out-faster-than-prison-wardens-and-hospital-doctors

The challenges of providing due process in our overwhelmed courtrooms
FederalLawyer-ImmigratiionUpdate-August2015-Due-process-in-a-Deluge

See the Immigration Court through different eyes
2015-07-29, Inewsource.org-Escondido-mans-immigration-case-gives-a-glimpse-of-an-alternative-legal-universe

Are we catching up in our backlog? Read on….
2015-07-27-WFAA8ABC-Surge-in-border-kids-slows-as-courts-clear-backlogs

2015-07-21-BloombergView-Fighting-the-Wrong-War-at-the-U-S-Border

Another perspective on the work we do
2015-07-06-ALJAZEERAAMERICA-Immigration-judges-make-life-altering-decisions-in-overbooked-courts

Good news on the horizon?
2014-06-19-TEXASSTARTELEGRAM-Texas-to-get-immigration-court-help

Where we are after last year’s surge of unaccompanied children
2014-06-18-PBSNewsHour-Last-years-child-migrant-crisis-is-this-years-immigration-court-backlog

Representative Cuellar of Texas is trying to add to our corps of Immigration Judges
2015-06-17-TexasTribune-More-Judges-Sought-for-Growing-Immigration-Backlog

Former Grievance Chair Hon. Eliza Klein speaks out
2015-06-16-Law360-Rebuttal-The-Finality-Of-A-Final-Removal-Order

The backlog just grows and grows
2015-06-06-LatinPost-Border-surge-pushes-immigration-court-backlog

Another voice heard from regarding our unacceptable backlogs
2015-06-04-AllGov.com-IMMIGRATION-COURT-BACKLOGS-CAUSE-AN-AVERAGE-CASE-TO-DRAG-ON-FOR-604-DAYS

Perspective: the border surge after one year
2015-06-245-FoxNewsLatino-The-Border-Surge-a-Year-Later (3 part series)

The BIA is preparing for the surge to reach them
2015-06-02, Law360-Board-of-Immigration-Appeals-To-Add-2-New-Members

Human Rights Watch urges appropriators to act on our behalf
2015-05-29 -TheHill-Senate-appropriators-should-fund-the-immigraton-courts

A welcome common sense conclusion
2015-05-27-Tri-CityHerald-Our-Voice-Immigration-backlog-is-unacceptable

Too few Immigration Judges plus rising numbers of cases spawns record backlogs
2015-05-22-Law360-Immigration-Judge-Shortage-Spawns-Record-Backlog

The harmful effects of our backlogs are not going unnoticed
2015-05-22-McClatchyDC-Woman-and-her-children-mark-a-year-in-immigration-lock-up

2015-05-20-BiPartisanPolicyCenter-Funding-Immigration-Courts-Should-Not-be-Controversial

Chicago, we share your pain…
2015-05-20-ChicagoReporter-Finding-a-lawyer-a-huge-obstacle-for-asylum-seekers-in-Chicago

I sure hope the saying that “it is darkest before the dawn” holds true for us!
2015-05-17-Newsmax-Hundreds-of-Thousands-of-illegal-immigration-
2015-05-17-FoxNews-Immigration-courts-reportedly-have-445,000-p
2015-05-16-LATimes-Immigration-445,000-awaiting-a-court-date
2015-05-15-HoustonChronicle-Immigration-Courts-backlog-worsens

Dare we hope?
2015-05-15-BrownsvilleHerald-Proposal-to-add-judges-to-backlogg

Kansas City Immigration Courts share the pain…
2015-05-07-KansasCityStar-Kansas–City-immigration-courts-like-those-nationwide-endure-staggering-backlogs

Thank goodness for the pro bono attorneys!
2015-05-01, CALIFORNIALAWYERMAGAZINE-Finding-lawyers-for-hundreds-of-unaccompanied-minors-facing-removal

The Houston Chronicle gets it right
2015-04-23-HoustonChronicle-Opinion-Clogged docket

Former high ranking DHS official recognizes that helping the Immigration Courts is essential
2015-04-30-HOUSTONCHRONICLE-Wood-Courts-coule-be-a-step-forward-in-immigration-debate

Round One may have gone to DOJ, but the case is far from over
2015-04-02-Law360-DOJ-Thumbs-Its-Nose-At-Immigration-Judges-Bias-Case

Haste makes waste?
2015-03-25-KPCC-Most-child-migrant-cases-still-pending-in-court

Caseload up AGAIN!
2015-03-16-Law360-Immigration-Cases-Jumped-10-percent-in-2014-EOIR-says

Another wrinkle for child migrants
2015-03-05-POLITICO-Child-Migrants-Face-New-Crisis-Uneven-Justice

Proceedings for respondents in Artesia brought under scrutiny
2015-03-03-TheChristianCentury-Credible-Fears

More on the District Court ruling
2015-02-25-Law360-Immigration-Judges-Slam-DOJ-Ban-On-Iranian-Judge

NAIJ files its amicus brief citing the need for judicial independence in recusal matters
2015-02-25-DailyJournal-Immigration-Judge-supported

Has the surge ended or just moved south?
2015-02-23-Fusion-Migrant-kids-will-flood-the-US-again-but-the-real-crisis-may-hit-south-of-the-border

The frightening number of retirements facing EOIR, while the cases just keep coming
2015-02-23-EpochTimes-Judges-Will-Soon-Retire-and-Immigration-Cases-Have-Doubled

Why is there a backlog of asylum applications?
2015-02-16-PHILLY.COM-Many-factors-contribute-to-backlog-of-asylum-seekers

Family detention on the rise
2014-02-10-McClatchyDC-us-looks-to-detain-more-mother-child-migrants

Non-priority cases receiving hearing notices for November 2019
2014-02-06-LATimes-Immigration-cases-delayed-till-2019

Arizona Central Editorial Board gets it right!
2014-02-06-AZCENTRAL-Forget-the-Border-Fence-We-Need-More-Judges

Update on the cases of unaccompanied minors
2014-02-06-AICImmigrationImpact-Unrepresented-Children-Still-Being-Fast-Tracked

Docketing cases out to 2019 – yikes!
2014-02-04-ABC-KSAT12Non-priority=immigration-cases-wont-be-heard-until-2019

Guess we are not alone in handling massive dockets, but that doesn’t make it right!
2014-01-26-ABAJournal-Posner-ruling-tosses-Social-Security judges-grievance-claim-compares-them-to-assembly-line-workers

Short and Sweet, but makes a compelling case for judicial independence for Immigration Judges…
2014-01-24 – NPR-WeekendEditionSaturday-Should-shared-ancestry-force-a-judges-recusal

The impact the recent surge cases are having on long pending cases
2015-01-24-HoustonChronicle-Central-Americans-Pushed-Through-Immigration-System-As-Others-Wait

Batavia Immigration Court in the spotlight
2015-01-03-TheBuffaloNews-Immigration-judges-in-Batavia-grant-less-than20-percent-of-asylum-claims

Judge rules that names of Immigration Judges who have been the subject of complaints were properly withheld in FOIA suit by AILA
2014-12-29-CourthouseNewsService-Feds-Can-Keep-Immigration-Judge-Identities-Secret

Latest statistics on removal orders and backlogs in our Georgia courts
2014-12-23-DailyReport-Deportation-Orders-Increase-in-Geoirgia-as-Backlog-Persists

Asylum cases for traumatized children are difficult for all involved
2014-12-21-NPR-a-difficult-road-for-abused-children-seeking-u-s-asylum

2014-12-19-KPRCTVHouston-Thousands-of-recent-Texas-border-crossing-cases-still-undecided

More statistical analysis of trends in Immigration Court orders
2014-12-19-Dallas Morning News-Texas-immigration-courts-order-deportation-at much-higher rate

Congressman plans to push for legislation which would provide attorneys for unaccompanied children
2014-12-18-SouthFloridaSunSentinel-Deutch-vows-to-fight-for-undocumented-kids

In depth coverage of the cases of undocumented children in our Miami court
2014-12-14TheSunSentinel-The-uncertain-future-of-undocumented-children

Let’s hope the economic principles of supply and demand help resolve this problem soon!
2014-12-14-NBCNews-Demand-intensifies-for-nonprofit-immigration-lawyers

Insightful piece on the challenges faced by lawyers and mental health care providers in these cases
2014-12-11-KPCC-In-effort-to-help-Central-American-children-win-asylum-two professions-collide

The view from South Dakota
2014-12-11-ArgusLeader-Facing-deportation-giving-kids-a-chance

ACLU’s statistics on bonds discussed
2014-12-08-WashingtonTimes-Immigration-detainees-win-bond-after-lawsuit

Huge issue which is often overlooked: legal bypasses to removal proceedings before Immigration Judges
2014-12-04-TEXASOBSERVER-New-study-Finds-Immigration-Officers-Ordering-Unlawful-Deportations

Another voice speaks on the need for attorneys for vulnerable youth
2014-12-03-ThePhiladephiaInquirer-Debate-continues-over-young-immigrants-right-to-counsel

The ABA gives an in-depth review of our courts’ efforts to address the recent juvenile surge
2014-12-01-ABAJournal-Lawyers-and-judges-face-hurdles-in-struggle-to-cope-with-surge-of-young-migrants

Terrific and insightful opinion piece from the McAllen Monitor
2014-11-30-THEMONITOR-Fixes-needed-to-federal-immigration-court-system

The National Law Journal tells it like it is:
2014-11-20-NatlLawJournal-immigration-courts-backlog-grows-as-Obama-prepares-executive-action

DOJ wants to clamp down on attorney ethics oversight
2014-11-18-NationalLawJournal-DOJ-watchdog-wants-greater-attorney-ethics-oversight

A view from our Orlando Immigration Court
2014-11-10-MyFoxOrlando-Spike-in-undocumented-unaccompanied-minors-navigating-Orlando-courts

Recap on child migrant case outcomes since July, 2014
2014-11-06-POLITICO-Thousands-of-child-migrants-still-lack-lawyers

Comprehensive study of the impact of representation for San Francisco’s detainees
2014-11-06-SFGATE-Immigrants-facing-deportation-do-better-in-court-with-lawyers

Story on our Hartford, Connecticut Court
2014-10-28-NewHavenRegister-Journey-to-Citizenship

Oakland, California pitches in
2014-10-22-Contra-Costa-Times-Oakland-approves-$577,000-to-help

What the surge looks like in Philadelphia
2014-10-21-ThePhiladelphiaInquirer-In-Philly-a-parade-of-undocumented-minors

The view from our Bloomington, Minnesota Court
2014-10-16-StarTribune-Unaccompanies-childrens-cases-put-immigration-system-to-the-test

Myth of rampant failures to appear debunked
2014-10-13-AtlantaJournalConstitution-Most-unaccompanied-immmigrant-children-attending-deportation-hearings

The press moved on, but we are still struggling with surge dockets
2014-10-11-Politico-Migrant-children-out-of-sight-still-in-mind

A day in the Port Isabel, Texas Immigration Court
2014-10-10-PacificStandardMag.com-Id_Like_to_Be_Deported_A_Day_at_Immigration_Court

New York’s exemplary efforts to provide pro bono legal services to undocumented minors
2014-10-10-TimesLedger-Legal-help-for-unaccompanied-migrant-minors

The view from a video teleconference courtroom
2014-10-09-TheWashingtonPost-how-a-judge-dedcides-detained-immigrants-future-from-1700-miles-away

How the current surge challenges our asylum system
2014-10-08-CenterforPublicIntegrity-A-Life-and-Death-Struggle-for-Asylum-in-America

A “broken” system: U.S. District Court judge on the criminal prosecutions of immigration violators
2014-10-02-CDAPress.com-Immigration-judge-says-system is-broken

2014-10-02-HuffingtonPost-Immigration-Court-Reform-More-About-Justice-Than-Politics

Removal statistics for Fiscal Year 2013
2014-10-01-NewYorkTimes-Deportations-Surged-in-2013-Data-Showed

Judicial security: preliminary study findings released
The National Judicial College Releases Preliminary Data on Security Survey

2014-09-30-Politico-Counsel-for-child-migrants-battle-rages-on

California will pitch in too!
2014-09-29-WASHINGTON POST-CA-will-give-undocumented-children-$3mil-in-free-legal-services

California joins New York in helping unaccompanied migrant children
2014-09-29-KPCC-CA-to-provide-$3mil-in-legal-services-to-unaccompanied-immigrant-children

We are left hanging as Congress leaves town
2014-09-26-FederalNewsRadio-Congress-left-town-ignoring-Obama-administration-request-for-more-funding

Update about our Immigration Court in Las Vegas
2014-09-24-LasVegasReviewJournal-Immigration_cases_delayed_by_backlog

Northern California’s Sonoma County comes to the rescue
2014-09-23-ThePressDemocrat-Sonoma-County-Approves-Legal-Aid-fo

New York comes to the rescue with funds for volunteer representation
2014-09-23-TheHuffingtonPost-NY-to-pay-for-lawyers-for-kids-facing-deportation

New York leads the way
2014-09-22-TheLegislativeGazette-Advocates-NY-is-leader-for-migrant-children

New York’s efforts to provide attorneys for undocumented juveniles in Immigration Court
2014-09-22-NewYorkTimes-Program-to-give-help-to-young-migrants

Will Northern California’s Sonoma County follow the lead set by San Francisco and New York?
2014-09-22-ThePressDemocrat-Sonoma-County-to-consider-legal-aid

In depth – what this crisis looks like for our courts and the people who come before us
2014-09-19-TheDailyBeast-Border-kid-crisis-hits-the-courts

Like Cinderella, we still wait…..
2014-09-18-AP-Spending-Bill-Leaves-Out-Immigration-Courts

Proud to be a San Franciscan!
2014-09-16-SFGATE-supervisors-OK-funds-for-undocumented-kids-legal-aid

DOJ is doing its part as well…
2014-09-15-TheLatinPost-DOJ-grants-1.8-mil-to-expedite-court-process-for-unaccomp-children

How the border surge looks when it reaches Ohio
2014-09-15-TheColumbusDispatch-Unaccompanied-kids-escape-Central-America-to-uncertain-future-in-US

Is the Administration’s message about representation for unaccompanied juveniles consistent?
2014-09-14-SactoBee-Lawyers-for-Migrants-Administration-Says-Yes-No.

A view from the border: the picture is not as sharp as it should be…
2014-09-14-ArizonaDailyStar-Immigration-hearigs-slowed-by-technical-glitches-remote-sites

DOJ grants awarded
2014-09-13-DAYTONNEWS-Govt-provides-1.8-mil-in-Grants

How the border surge looks in North Carolina
2014-09-13-CharlotteObserver-Legal-Hurdles-Ahead-for-Child-Refugees-in-Charlotte

Impact of our backlogs explored
2014-09-11-DECODE-DC-Immigration-Backlog-Keeps-People-In-Limbo

In Spanish, the view from our Miami courts
2014-09-10-SunSentinel-Nombran-mas-jueces-en-Florida

How kids in detention are being treated

2014-09-09-REUTERS-Though-facing-deportation-by-US-kids-learn-to-pledge-allegiance

Encouraging news: funding for volunteer attorneys to help unaccompanied children
DOJ-and-CNCS-Announce-1.8-Million-in-Grants

Immigration Judges seek to be independent of the Department of Justice
2014-08-29-ScrippsNews-Immigration-judges-push-to-be-independent-from-Dept-of-Justice

How many number one priorities can we have?
2014-08-29-KQED-Migrant-Kids-Compete-With-Detainees-for-Day-in-Court

Yes – we are swamped and do need help
2014-08-29-Tucson.Com-Immigration-Judges-Help-We-Are-Swamped

What a day in court looks like in San Francisco
2014-08-29-SFGATE-A-Day-in-SF-Court-with-Undocumented-Kids

Distinguished law professor’s views on the blanket recusal order
2014-08-28-Daily-Journal-Ordered-Recusal- Shows-Lack-Of-Autonomy

It’s flooding down in Texas…
2014-08-28-MyFoxDFW-N-Tx-Courts-flooded-with-juvenile-immigration-cases

An independent Immigration Court would be more efficient
2014-08-28-LatinPost-Immigration-Court-Laments-Inefficient-System-Wants-to-be-Separated-From-DOJ

We know our universe is not all it could be
2014-08-27-ABCNewsBlogs-Immigration-Judge-Calls-Courts-Alternate-Legal-Universe

The time for change is now!
2014-08-27-DallasMorningNews-Judges-Union-calls-for-change-in-the-nations-immigration-courts

Time to move the Immigration Courts out of DOJ
2014-08-27-Gannett-Immigration-judges-urge-removal-from-Justice-jurisdiction

Government Executive understands our issues
2014-08–27-GovtExec-Immigration-Judges-Want-to-Break-Free-from-the-Justice-Department

How long are we doomed to second-class treatment?
2014-08-27-SanAntonioExpressNews-Cinderlla-system-ill-equipped-for-surge

Overhaul needed in our “through the looking glass” legal world
2014-08-27-ThinkProgress-federal-judges-call-for-complete-overhaul-of-looking-glass-world-of-immigration-court

We share what life is like in our alternate legal universe
2014-08-27-NBCnews-Judges-Union-Immigration-Courts-An-Alternate-Legal-Universe

NAIJ pleads its case for an independent court
2014-08-27-AP-Immigration-Judges-Union-Wants-An-Independent-Court

NAIJ President and Executive Vice President are NEWSMAKERS at the National Press Club
2014-08-27-National-Press-Club-Two-Federal-Judges-Speak

Asylum processing discussed (in Spanish)
2014-08-24-LaVozdeHouston-Las-dificultades-de-las-peticiones-de-asilo

Shift from FIFO (First In, First Out) to LIFO (Last In, First Out)
2014-08-14-New-York-Times-In-Court-Immigrant-Children-Are-Moved-To-The-Head-of-the-Line

Advocates criticisms of surge dockets for juveniles
2014-08-14-DAILY-JOURNAL-Advocates-for-Immigrant-Children-Warn-About-Due-Process-Violations

Lawsuit regarding mandate that Immigration Judge recuse herself
2014-08-13-Law360-Judge Sues DOJ For Allegedly Discriminatory Recusal Order

Concerns raised over the technology used for our hearings
2014-08-11-BuzzFeedNews-The-Technology-The-Government-Uses-For-Immigration-Hearings-Doesnt-Work

Here’s just one example of the disadvantages of being classified as an attorney by DOJ
2014-08-03-AP-Immigration-Judge-Sues-Over-Recusal-Order

The beat goes on…..caseloads continue to climb upward
TRAC, New Data on Unaccompanied Children in Immigration Court, July 2014

Take a peek into the Los Angeles Immigration Court
2014-08-08-The-Guardian-Migrant-Courts-Quick-Fix-For-Recently-Arriving-Children-Brings-New-Problems

Focus on the San Francisco Immigration Court
2014-08-06-SACRAMENTO-BEE-Border-Cases-Jump-to-the-Head-of-the-Line

Impact of children’s cases on the Immigration Court dockets
2014-08-06-Houston-Chronicle-Expediting-Child-Immigrant-Cases

Los Angeles Immigration Courts move children’s cases to the front of the line
2014-07-31-AP-Immigration-Courts-Speed-Up-Childrens-Cases

Appearance rates of children with counsel
2014-07-30-ThinkProgress-More-than-90-Percent-of-Child-Migrants-with-Lawyers-Show-Up

GREAT graphic showing the overwhelming conditions Immigration Judges face in their courts daily
2014-07-24-Economic-Policy-Institute-Snapshot-Overloaded-Immigration-Courts

In Absentia rates of child migrants – the true story

2014-07-23-ScrippsNews-Pols-Say-Kids-Will-Skip-Immigration-Court

“We are reaching the point of implosion….”
2014-07-22-Reuters-Wave-of-migrant-children-threatens-to-swamp-US-immigration courts

Immigration lawyers are overwhelmed too
2014-07-19-BaltimoreSun-Immigration-Courts-Clogged-As-Thousands-of-Cases-Loom

The facts on appearance rates of children in Immigration Court
2014-07-18-AIC-Taking-Attendance-New-Data-Finds-Majoriuty-of-Children-Appear-in-Immigration-Court

Attorney representation makes a dramatic difference in outcomes
2014-07-16-WSJ-Children-Fare-Better-in-US-Immigration-Courts-If-They-Have-an-Attorney

Long term solutions are needed
2014-07-14-NLJ-Emergency-Aid-Wont-Solve-Immigration-Court-Problems

We need help!
2014-07-10-SFGATE-Lofgren-US-Ill-Equipped-to-Sort-Out-Flood-of-Immigrants

Please, Sir, I want some more
2014-07-09-KPBS-Immigration-Judge-Obamas-Boost-in-Funds-for-Courts-Wont-Be-Enough

Don’t shortchange our court system
2014-07-08-NLJ-Obama-Requests-More-Immigration-Judges

Our New Jersey judges make us proud!
2014-06-16-New-Jersey-Law-Journal-Immigration-Pro-Bono-Gets-a-Boost-in-New-Jersey

What are the real figures on the juvenile surge?
TRAC-New-Data-on-Unaccompanied-Children-in-Immigration-Court-July-2014

An increasingly common story heard in the nation’s Immigration Courts.
This Is What It’s Like To Cross The Border Illegally At 13 Years Old

NAIJ President Dana Leigh Marks explains the challenges these cases present for the Immigration Courts.
When Unaccompanied Children Cross The Border, Judges Can’t Always Help

Overview of the far reaching impact of our current immigration detention policies.
Working in America for $1 a day

The struggles of an under-funded Immigration Court: the technological ramifications.
Weeks-long computer crash sends U.S. immigration courts back to pencils and paper
Immigration court tech crash drags on
Computer problems lead to immigration court hassles, scrutiny on resources
Computer failure continues in Dallas and nation’s immigration courts

Taken from an actual transcript, this scenario is very parallel to the ones we routinely see played out in our courtrooms. Don’t forget to add in the extra level of complexity of a foreign language interpreter. In FY 2013 Immigration Courts held proceedings in more than 260 languages, with only 17% of our cases conducted in the English language without an interpreter.
‘Verbatim: What Is a Photocopier?’

Another frustration for Immigration Judges: undocumented people stopped from entering the courthouse to attend the very hearings which were set to resolve their unlawful status.
DHS Cowed, Settles Denver Immigration Court Access Lawsuit

First article on the computer malfunction. Accurate portrayal of the situation in the first comment by an anonymous reader.
DOJ immigration databases in the dark

Computer glitch creates havoc with deportation cases
Tech meltdown cripples deportation cases

Tragic consequences which Immigration Judges have to face daily
Eight Year Old Reportedly Committed Suicide After Deportation (Updated)

A very concise yet thorough discussion of the backlog in immigration court.
Immigration Judge: Courts Overwhelmed & Under-Resourced

Fabulous opinion piece by former NAIJ President, now retired, Judge John Gossart
Time to fix our immigration courts

2013-10-31-FedBar-org-Judges-prevail-in-contest-over-judicial-salaries

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