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Beth Werlin is an attorney with the American Immigration Council.
Court of Appeals Finds USCIS Acted Outside the Law
Posted on: Mar 6, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The American Immigration Council’s Legal Action Center has challenged several unlawful agency practices and has forced the government to change its policies.
'Removal Process' For Immigrants in the U.S. Is Riddled With Staggering Problems
Posted on: Feb 9, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
A new study by the American Bar Association confirms what many advocates already feared: Our country's removal process fails to offer even a glimmer of due process.
Supreme Court Protects Immigrants' Right to Court Review
Posted on: Jan 25, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
The decision not only preserves federal court review as a necessary check on executive powers, but it also affirms the basic principle that immigrants are entitled to fair process.
Deported for a Tablet of Xanax? Immigrants Face Removal for Trumped-Up "Trafficking" Offenses
Posted on: Jan 7, 2010, Source: Immigration Impact
Is being charged twice with possession enough to warrant deportation? Many U.S. courts think so.
Supremes Hear Case Hinging on Immigrants' Right to Get Cases Reviewed in Fed Courts
Posted on: Nov 16, 2009, Source: Immigration Impact
The case may hinge on a technical matter, but the case highlights an important legal principle.
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