USCIS Censorship

When it comes to transparency in government activities there are two extremes: On the one hand, there is the total freedom of information sought by many advocates of democracy, the "open covenants, openly arrived at" concept of Woodrow Wilson. On the other there is the highly efficient censorship of a dictatorship, such as that of North Korea. And in the middle there is the not-so-competent, partial censorship of USCIS's review body, the … [Read more...]

An Immigration Lawyer’s Thoughts on Immigration . . .

I put this blog together to talk to those online about the immigration and deportation system as seen from the eyes of a lawyer.  Daily, lawyers are dealing with the system.  It all starts when a mother with four children walks into my office crying. She tells me that her husband was just picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.  She does not know why.  She does not know where he is.  I make a few calls.  I find out he is sitting in a … [Read more...]