POSTED // Feb 2,2012 - In the wake of the five years of President Felipe Calderon's "war on drugs," the daily headlines of murders, violence and human-rights violations in Mexico have illustrated with disturbing clarity how violence has apparently seeped through the governmental and law-enforcement structures of Mexico as drug cartels have gained increasing hold on the country's affairs.
POSTED // Feb 2,2012 - Attorneys argue that immigration judges often impose too high a standard on what Congress has already defined as a very difficult obstacle to families staying in the United States. In the following documents, attorney Jonny Benson appeals Judge Dustin Pead's decision to deport "Pedro."
POSTED // Feb 1,2012 - From removal statistics received through an open-records request, out of 7,383 people the Salt Lake City court ordered deported between 2009 and 2011, 6,020 did not have counsel.
POSTED // Dec 22,2011 - Some would have us believe that 2012 brings with it the end times for life on Earth. If that is so—or even if it isn’t—might as well treat Dec. 31 as your last, best chance to celebrate the arrival of a new year.