September, 2018

August, 2018

  • 19 August

    Trump Administration Further Undermines Judicial Independence

    WASHINGTON, DC – On August 16, the Attorney General of the United States issued a precedent-setting decision, Matter of L-A-B-R, that limits the discretion of immigration judges to grant continuances. By restricting the court’s use of a vital docketing tool, the decision further erodes judicial independence and will pressure judges to deny more …

  • 4 August

    Federal Court Criticizes Trump Administration For Lax Family Reunification Effort

    SAN DIEGO — A federal judge today called out the Trump administration for losing track of hundreds of parents it deported without their children or can’t locate. During today’s status conference, U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw said: “The reality is that for every parent who is not located, there will be …

July, 2018

  • 28 July

    Children’s disappearances in a deficient system

    By: Terry Ahtziry Cardenas Banda, attorney, and former professor. Children’s and adolescents that disappeared in Mexico stand a difficult chance to be found if impunity and corruption continue to exist in the Mexican system. Since the disappearance of the forty-three young students from the Normal Rural of Ayotzinapa “Raúl Isidro …

  • 25 July

    Trump Administration Recklessly Ended TPS Humanitarian Program Despite Warnings

    -White House Ignored State Department Experts who Warned that Terminating TPS Jeopardizes U.S. Security Interests Washington, DC—The Trump administration moved to end a humanitarian program that protected more than 300,000 Salvadorans, Hondurans, Haitians, and Nicaraguans, despite warnings from State Department experts that doing so could significantly impact regional security and …