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  • Chief justice seeks budget increase for court technology

    Chief justice seeks budget increase for court technology

    Immigration Law 01/17/2019

    The head of the Iowa court system says technology and the need to ensure justice for everyone demands increased spending.Speaking Wednesday in his annual speech to the Legislature, Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady told lawmakers “we s...

  • Senate begins final day of Supreme Court nominee hearings

    Senate begins final day of Supreme Court nominee hearings

    Immigration Law 09/04/2018

    Senators began the fourth and final day of hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday, but with the nominee finished answering questions the day they seemed unlikely to alter his path to confirmation.Senate Democrats worked into the...

  • USCIS Efforts Lead to Prison Sentence for Fremont Business Owner

    USCIS Efforts Lead to Prison Sentence for Fremont Business Owner

    Immigration Law 06/18/2018

    A federal grand jury indicted Venkat Guntipally, 49, his wife, Sunitha Guntipally, 44, of Fremont, and two other defendants, Pratap “Bob” Kondamoori, 56, of Incline Village, Nev., and Sandhya Ramireddi, 58, of Pleasanton, in a 33-count in...

  • Court gives government a win in young immigrants' cases

    Court gives government a win in young immigrants' cases

    Immigration Law 10/26/2017

    A federal appeals court handed the U.S. government a victory Tuesday in its fight against lawsuits opposing a decision to end a program protecting some young immigrants from deportation.The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan directed Broo...

  • Court: Detained immigrant children entitled to court hearing

    Court: Detained immigrant children entitled to court hearing

    Immigration Law 07/13/2017

    Immigrant children who cross the border without their parents have the right to a court hearing to challenge any decision to detain them instead of turning them over to family in the U.S., a federal appeals court said Wednesday.The 9th U.S. Circuit C...

  • High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

    High court could soon signal view on Trump immigration plans

    Immigration Law 05/23/2017

    Supreme Court decisions in a half-dozen cases dealing with immigration over the next two months could reveal how the justices might evaluate Trump administration actions on immigration, especially stepped-up deportations. Some of those cases could be...

  • Volunteers accompany US immigrants to court to allay fears

    Volunteers accompany US immigrants to court to allay fears

    Immigration Law 04/23/2017

    When Salvadoran immigrant Joselin Marroquin-Torres became flustered in front of a federal immigration judge in New York and forgot to give her asylum application, a woman she had just met stood up to provide it. "Thank you," the judge said. "What is ...

  • Immigration courts: record number of cases, many problems

    Immigration courts: record number of cases, many problems

    Immigration Law 03/23/2017

    Everyone was in place for the hearing in Atlanta immigration court: the Guinean man hoping to stay in the U.S., his attorney, a prosecutor, a translator and the judge. But because of some missing paperwork, it was all for nothing. When the government...

  • Court: Sheriff exempt from releasing immigration records

    Court: Sheriff exempt from releasing immigration records

    Immigration Law 02/23/2017

    Milwaukee's sheriff does not have to release information on people at his jail suspected of being in the country illegally because the federal government prohibits it, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Friday. The 4-2 decision from the court's conser...

  • Immigration courts to focus on detainees, not kids' cases

    Immigration courts to focus on detainees, not kids' cases

    Immigration Law 02/13/2017

    U.S. immigration courts are making a change to focus on deportation hearings for immigrants jailed by the federal government, giving less urgency to cases of children and families who were stopped on the U.S.-Mexico border and released. Chief Immigra...

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