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by Greg Siskind

Prosecutorial Discretion More a Theory Than a Reality for Most in Deportation

Julia Preston from the New York Times reports on the reaction of immigrant communties to the shockingly low number of deportation cases dismissed - 4,403 - out of nearly 300,000 cases reviewed. Plus, there have been no known grants of employment authorization documents despite the promise that real relief was coming. We're coming up on a year since the policy was announced and its getting beyond the point where we can say that DHS is getting its act together.

About The Author

Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at

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