Immigration Court

Important Implications of Immigration Court Cases

Clark v. Martinez   The Supreme Court decided that extended detention is not authorized if removal is no longer reasonably foreseeable.  In the case, often paralleled with the Benitez v.
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General Information

There are over 200 immigration judges working in more than 50 immigration courts around the United States. These judges are subject to the Office of the Chief Immigration Judge, or
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Immigration Court Jurisdiction

Immigration judges have the initial jurisdiction in the removability of immigrants.  That is to say, the decision rendered by the immigration judge in an immigration court is final, barring an
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Leocal v. Ashcroft

The Supreme Court sought to examine the crime of DUI under Florida law, and how it applied to immigration law. Under Florida law, DUI has no mens rea element. That
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Immigration Court Back Ups

The Bush administration increased the number of cases by hiring new immigration agents and increasing raids in factories and certain
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Flores Figueroa v. United States

  Ignacio Flores-Figueroa was an illegal alien from Mexico living the United States. He was convicted of two cases of
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Immigration Court

General Information   Review fear determinations made by the Department of Homeland Security   Make decisions in rescission of departure control and adjustment of status cases   Conduct review proceedings
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