What if he was a foreigner?

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Mark Wahlberg Recently I stumbled upon a news item on a Boston Fox News website¬†about a Cambodian teenager that immigration officials released because he could not be deported to his homeland. He had been convicted and punished for his crime, stabbing and beating to death of a teenage girl eleven years ago. After serving his time for the crime, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) was going to deport him, but when it could not, he was released from detention under…

Eric Holder was at DOJ during its darkest days for immigrants.

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

Eric Holder was the Deputy Attorney General beginning September 5, 1997, until January 20, 2001. Janet Reno was the Attorney General at the time. Then, Mr. Holder became Acting Attorney General when George W. Bush became president until John Ashcroft became Attorney General on February 2, 2001. Most immigration practitioners who practiced in that period, 1997-2001, recall the period as one of the darkest in immigration law practice. In April 1996, Congress passed and President Bill Clinton signed AEDPA, the…