Posts Tagged “Immigration Court”

New ICE Removal Policy Is Not Amnesty For Immigrants

Posted on September 1st, 2010 by Vinesh

After a tad bit of reading, I’m of the opinion that the new Obama policy everyone is fussing about is not actually amnesty.  It doesn’t create new grounds of relief for someone in removal proceedings.  It doesn’t eliminate existing grounds of inadmissibility.  It’s just a faster way of doing what would probably happen anyways.  It’s […]

How Good Are You?: Judging Moral Character in Removal Proceedings

Posted on August 30th, 2010 by Vinesh

Yes, the government is in the business of judging morality — at least when it comes to removal and deportation.  To get cancellation of removal for a non-LPR (lawful permanent resident), the alien must be a “person of good moral character.” Fortunately, the Immigration and Nationality Act attempts to constrain judges’ discretion to evaluate moral […]