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Immigration Courts: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) April 1, 2018

America’s dysfunctional immigration court system forces many children to appear in court alone. That’s as ridiculous in real life as it would be on a courtroom television show. One of the interview subjects is Immigration Judge Dana Leigh Marks, a highly respected and influential judge in San Francisco's Court.  I have had the pleasure of ...

Immigration sweep impacts Butte County

A brief well written article about the dilemma immigrants face once arrested by ICE during the current raids in the North Valley.

Immediate Response to News that DACA is re-started after District Court Judge rules against Trump Immediate response to breaking news that a federal district court judge in California order Trump to begin accepting applications for DACA renewal in spite of the order from September 5 that Trump would  terminate DACA.

DACA Renewals Denied at Deadline, part 3

I have been Talking about this issue with the DACA renewals for the dreamers for the past two weeks. I knew something was fishy when applications and I mailed on September 13, September 15, September 16, September 17, all somehow claim to have been received by Immigration on October 6 - 1 day after the ...

Deadline DACA Renewals Rejected

When the DACA  termination was announced on September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff sessions said that DACA recipients could renew their DACA applications if Immigration received the application by October 5, 2017. Right after this announcement, I announced that I would be doing free Saturday morning DACA renewal clinics to take place in my office. I did ...