Up to 100 new immigration judges would be added under Biden budget request
WASHINGTON -- The Biden administration on Friday released a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that would increase the number of immigration judges and allocate millions in funding to clear backlogs of hearings and asylum requests.
Federal judge denies Brnovich injunction in deportation pause lawsuit
A federal judge in Arizona on Thursday said she’ll deny a request from Attorney General Mark Brnovich to issue a preliminary injunction prohibiting the federal government from enforcing a temporary pause on deportations.
Brnovich sues Dept. of Homeland Security over deportation pause
In a lawsuit filed Wednesday, Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the Biden administration can’t temporarily pause deportations because he signed an agreement with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in the final days of the Trump administration that gives him broad powers to block changes in how the federal government enforces federal immigration laws.
ICE terminates cases for two DACA youth arrested without probable cause
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has terminated the immigration cases for Máxima Guerrero and Roberto Cortes, who were arrested by the Phoenix Police Department following a May 30 protest and placed in immigration proceedings when federal agents detained them at a local jail.
Prosecutors drop cases against 4 AZ migrants who could face deportation proceedings
The four Arizona residents who were arrested by the Phoenix Police Department after a May demonstration and later taken into custody by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement won’t face any civil or criminal state charges, according to the Phoenix and Maricopa County prosecutors. Roberto Cortes, 22; Máxima Guerrero, 30; Johan Montes Cuevas, 22; and Jesus […]
Phoenix PD: ‘Confusion’ caused erroneous felony charges against Dreamers
The Phoenix Police Department said “confusion on the paperwork process” led to felony charges for four Arizona residents after they were arrested following a May 30 protest denouncing the death of Black Americans at the hands of law enforcement.
Phoenix police ‘wrongly arrested’ protesters, who could now be deported
Four people could face deportation proceedings after Phoenix police arrested them during a Saturday night rally to protest the death of black Americans at the hands of law enforcement, according to advocacy groups.
The coronavirus doesn’t care if you’re an immigrant or U.S. born
Exactly how many of us nationwide have already contracted the coronavirus or will eventually catch it no one really knows for sure. But scientists tracking its spread predict hundreds of thousands of people will likely be afflicted by COVID-19 before the pandemic runs its course.
Cuban asylum-seekers allege inhumane treatment, torture in AZ ICE facility
Dozens of Cuban asylum-seekers held in an Arizona detention center are denouncing what they say is inhumane treatment, psychological torture and prolonged imprisonment, according to a letter they sent to a local humanitarian aid group.
Trans woman faces deportation after she stood on Phoenix light rail platform without a ticket
A minor infraction of Valley Metro’s code of conduct quickly led Naomi Ramirez Rosales to an immigration detention center, where she now faces deportation to Mexico.