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Senator Kaine Prediction for Election

Senator of Virginia and Democratic party vice-presidential candidate, Tim Kaine, has predicted not only a win for his party, but also, immigration reform as an immediate priority for Hillary Clinton once she takes power. According to Kaine, both Democrats and Republicans are keen to move forward on the immigration issue and favor immigration reform over


New Report Shows that Immigrants Often Lack Necessary Legal Representation

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, the American Immigration Council published a new report entitled, “Access to Counsel in Immigration Court,” which is the first national study of its kind to look at immigrant access to attorneys in the U.S. immigration courts. In the U.S., access to counsel for immigrants in removal is not a constitutional


New Study Highlights the Economic Benefits of Immigration in the U.S.

A new report, “The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration,” published on September 21, 2016, by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS), shows that past immigrants, including their descendants, have had a positive economic influence on the U.S. economy. The study reveals that some of the fiscally favorable consequences of immigration relate


Three New Judges Sworn Into San Francisco Immigration Court

On September 23, 2016, the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) swore in 15 new immigration judges, including three judges that will serve here in the Bay Area. The agency, which oversees immigration courts in the U.S., currently has more than 500,000 cases and now has 291 immigration judges to assist with that caseload. The