Regulatory assault on immigrants continues at the appellate level: Department of Justice (DOJ) proposal aims to speed up appeals; reverse circuit court trends by ending the independent freestanding authority of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and Immigration Judges (IJs) to administratively close cases or reopen cases sua sponte; and authorizes the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) Director-essentially a political appointee who is not a judge to decide cases

As “of counsel” and on behalf of Solow, Isbell & Palladino, LLC (SIP), welcome to another blog exploring issues impacting the Immigration Courts. In this blog, I will highlight some of the most important portions of the latest proposed regulation that is yet...

Department of Justice (DOJ) Petition to Decertify the National Association of Immigration Judges (NAIJ) rejected by the Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA) regional director; further litigation possible

As “of counsel” and on behalf of Solow, Isbell & Palladino, LLC (SIP), welcome to another blog exploring issues impacting the nation’s Immigration Courts. In this blog, I will review the status of DOJ’s efforts to decertify NAIJ as a legally recognized collective...