The top ten signs the government really does not want lawyers representing clients in immigration cases.

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

It’s time to admit it, the government does not want lawyers representing aliens in immigration proceedings pretty much before any of the agencies that deal with immigration matters, principally the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice. 1. Customs and Border Protection does not allow attorneys to appear with clients at the border. 8 CFR 292.5(b)  In fact, the Board of Immigration Appeals has held that officers do not even have to tell applicants for admission that they have the right…

The war on Islam escalates

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

When Donald J. Trump announced that he would impose a moratorium on admitting Muslims to the United States, there was consternation, except by the plurality of Republicans that continue to vote for him, that such an approach to a major world religion was bigoted and violative of principles of freedom of religion – and anti-American. Then media reported that Mr. Trump’s perspective was the opposite of the inclusive, tolerant approach under President George W. Bush. Such contrasting Mr. Trump and…