No Date-No Time-No Go: Pereira v. Sessions Case Note
In a decision that should help immigrants around the country, the Supreme Court ruled that a defective Notice to Appear that lacks time and place of proceedings cannot be used to stop the accrual of time for Cancellation of Removal purposes. This decision, Pereira v. Sessions, should lead to relief for many immigrants, including ones I…Read More
We Are Simply Losing Our Humanity
I was seven or eight years old, fleeing, on foot, from civil war. The best elementary school my parents could afford was in the middle between Christian and Sunni factions in the Lebanese civil war. I was starving, it was before first recess, and my mom came to pick us up when the bombs started…Read More
No! The Supreme Court Did Not Uphold the Travel Ban!
I read a headline yesterday saying that the Supreme Court of the United States upheld the Administration’s travel ban. I also head that Attorney General Sessions called it a win for American security. I doubt that the people saying that read the decision, and it is clear that AG Sessions is using this for political…Read More