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Instead of an Effective, Safe and Humane Solution to the Caravan, Trump Has Created Chaos

A Positive Way Forward Exists, Yet Trump Has Dismantled the Current System Since the beginning of the Trump presidency, Trump and his administration have tried multiple cruel and hard-line approaches to addressing the challenge of Central American migration. The Trump administration has cruelly separated families, is doing everything it can to lock up more migrating … Continue reading »

The Trump Administration’s Unprecedented and Brazen Assault on Asylum Law

The following are statements by DHS Watch in response to the Department of Justice and Homeland Security’s proposed regulation together with an impending Presidential proclamation that will create unprecedented and legally suspect bars to asylum. Ur Jaddou, Director of DHS Watch, and former USCIS Chief Counsel, said: With this regulation and the expected Presidential proclamation, … Continue reading »

Outrage Over Trump Policy Mounts as DHS Separates Children from Parents

Nationwide, observers are castigating the Trump administration’s inhumane policy of separating children from their parents. As David Leopold, Partner and Chair of Immigration for Ulmer & Berne and former President of American Immigration Lawyers Association, explained in an interview with MSNBC’s Katy Tur, “What we have going on at the border and other areas is … Continue reading »

ICYMI: David Leopold: “Jeff Sessions Begins Phase Two of Trump’s Brutal War On Immigrants and Immigration”

David Leopold, Partner and Chair of Immigration for Ulmer & Berne and past president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, writes in a new post for Medium that – with his late-week announcement that immigration judges can no longer invoke “Administrative Closure,” a procedure judges and prosecutors used to manage caseloads – “Jeff Sessions Begins Phase Two … Continue reading »

Legal & Policy Experts Analyze The Latest in Immigration

A recording of today’s call is available here. The Trump administration’s war on immigrants is escalating. In the last few weeks, the administration made policy, administrative, and directive changes that are not based on facts or needs, but on politics. ICE devastated Tennessee with a workplace raid, destroying the lives of workers, families, and the community as a … Continue reading »

David Leopold Responds to DOJ Imposed Quota for Immigration Judges

Due process be damned.  Once again, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is using his position as the nation’s top law enforcement officer to implement the Trump Administration’s anti-immigrant political agenda.  The Washington Post reports: The Trump administration will pressure U.S. immigration judges to process cases faster by establishing a quota system tied to their annual performance reviews, … Continue reading »

David Leopold: Latest Updates on DACA

Immigration attorney David Leopold provides a Facebook LIVE update on DACA and answers questions from America’s Voice FB audience members. Immigration attorney David Leopold will update us tonight on the latest on DACA and will take your questions. Posted by America’s Voice on Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Attorney David Leopold Answers Questions And Discusses Latest News On Immigration

In his latest immigration update through Facebook Live,  immigration attorney David Leopold discusses the latest news concerning the Trump Deportation Force and answers your questions. Facebook live update tonight at 7:00pm ET. Immigration attorney David Leopold will brief us on the latest news concerning the Trump Deportation Force and answers your questions. Posted by America’s Voice … Continue reading »

David Leopold: Breaks down DHS memorandum on Trump’s immigration orders

David Leopold, former President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, joined America’s Voice via Facebook Live to discuss the memorandums the Department of Homeland Security’s published today regarding the implementation of Trump’s executive actions on immigration. Please be sure to contact an immigrant rights service organization or an immigration attorney in your state should you need … Continue reading »

David Leopold: On Implementing Trump’s Executive Orders on Protecting the Homeland

David Leopold, former president of American Immigration Lawyers Association, joins us to discuss the two recently reported “implementation” memoranda regarding Trump’s immigration enforcement priorities. According to Leopold, the Executive Order was the Blueprint for mass deportation. These memos are the Trump Deportation Force’s owner’s manual. David Leopold, former president of American Immigration Lawyers Association, joins … Continue reading »