Lawyers are cautiously optimistic that the Biden administration will be able to untangle the chaos of the immigration courts
How the current administration has affected backlogs, the independency of courts and has ordered a massive reopening of old cases
A prosecuting attorney for ICE losing a detainee´s file, immigrants spending more time in jail because the video teleconferencing system malfunctioned, a judge deporting children because they failed to show up to court. The following are some of the negligences we saw after we spent three months in the immigration courts.
The court shutdown has caused immigration judges’ productivity to plummet while ICE is sending new cases and filing motions to reopen cases that were administratively closed in the past
Nonprofits supporting immigrants in immigration court are seeing their contracts slashed due to cuts to the state budget.
We spent a year investigating the impact of Trump's policies on New York's immigration courts. After watching hundreds of hearings a day, here are some details of what we found.
We spent a year investigating the impact of Trump's policies on New York's immigration courts
Judges have been asked to volunteer to appear at the court.
EOIR said that lawyers may appear in person at Varick St. in front of judges who will be video teleconferenced in, or travel to Texas
The court was closed for a day after a court staffer tested positive but it was reopened on Wednesday.