The Department of Justice / OPPM recently issued a new policy directed to immigration judges, subtly restraining their authority to make independent decisions in granting continuances / adjournments in removal hearings.

While I am not opposed to administrative policies furthering the interests of judicial economy, this particular policy infringes the rights and duties of immigration judges in making decisions.

THE NEW IMMIGRATION POLICY REGULATING HOW IMMIGRATION JUDGES MAY GRANT CONTINUANCES

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The new book, “Asylum Granted” by immigration attorneys, Thomas W. Goldman and Peter J. Loughlin quickly became a #1 Best Seller on Amazon. The authors were pleased and humbled by the wide acceptance of the book, particularly in light of the heartbreaking humanitarian challenges at the U.S. border. The relevance and critical timing in publishing the book could not have been more appropriate.

Peter Loughlin commented that, “The current wave of immigrants at the border is primarily coming from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. Many are unaccompanied children-alone and terrified. It’s hard to fathom the level of fear and despair that these little ones are going through.”

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