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Editor's Comments of the Day
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Cases of the Day
Repeal of Waiver not Impermissible
In Richards-Diaz v. Fasano, No. 99-56530 (9th Cir. Nov. 17, 2000), the court found that with the enactment of IIRIRA Congress repealed discretionary waivers for proceedings commmenced after April 1, 1997, except where Petitioner relied on such a waiver at the time he entered a plea.
INS News of the Day
Ceremony for New Members of the BIA
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) officially welcomed the three newest
Members of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) at an investiture ceremony at the US
District Court, District of Columbia. Attorney General Janet Reno was the keynote speaker
and administered the oath of office to new Board Members NoŽl A. Brennan, Cecelia M.
Espenoza, and Juan P. Osuna, all of whom she appointed to the Board during the past year.
Immigration News of the Day
Denies Al-Najjar Defense Team Preview of Secret Evidence
According to the Bradenton
Herald an immigration judge ruled that imprisoned former professor Mazen Al-Najjar
will have no prior access to the secret evidence government attorneys will use against
him behind closed doors. Al-Najjar has been detained at the INS detention center for
three years without bond because government attorneys say he was associated with the
terrorist group Palestinian Islamic Jihad.
Told of Felonies by Suspect in Trooper Case
The Washington Post reports
on a case which points out the capricious nature of the INS's deportation policy.
While public pressure has been building on Congress and the INS to ease four-year-old
deportation laws that even some law enforcement officials view as Draconian, others
say the INS does not do enough to expel non-citizens who commit crimes.
ILW.COM Highlights of the Day
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ILW.COM Chats and Discussions of the Day
Chat with Karen Meade, Esq.
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Classifieds of the Day
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