No Win For CBP
The Customs and Border Patrol's immigration responsibility is two-pronged: to prevent entry without inspection (EWI) and to prevent terrorists from entering the US at our borders. Given the limitations of funds, the volume of EWIs on our border, and the possibility that al Qaeda may choose to infiltrate terrorists through our borders, CBP has to prioritize its overstretched resources. Common sense would dictate that such prioritization would focus on combatting terrorism. The unfortunate consequence of this strategy would be that EWIs might increase significantly. Thus, CBP is caught in a no-win situation. It is an open question whether the CBP can get out of this tough bind with increased Congressional funding since it may not be possible to hermetically seal our long borders. It is up to Congress to alleviate the tremendous pressure on CBP by legislating legal avenues for large-scale cross-border movement which would help CBP focus on the anti-terrorism mission.
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Immigration Law News
EOIR Announces Latest Disciplinary Actions
The Executive Office For Immigration Review announced its latest disciplinary actions: two attorneys were immediately suspended, six received final orders of discipline, and two attorneys were reinstated.
DOS Announces DV 2005 Lottery Results
The Department of State announced that the winners of the DV 2005 diversity lottery were notified and released the statistical breakdown by foreign-state chargeability of those registered for the DV-2005 program.
Millionaire Sentenced To 3 Years For Diversity Visa Internet Scam
The Miami Herald reports "A millionaire was sentenced Friday to more than three years in federal prison for running an Internet scam that targeted foreigners hoping to win a lottery for immigrant visas."
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This may be new law in unchartered territory. The alien now has a right to have counsel appointed by the Court, proceed in pro se or obtain counsel. Gadda v. Ashcroft F. 3d, 2004 WL 1615082 9th Cir (Cal.) Jul. 20, 2004. Does this decision extend to the BIA or Immigration Courts where an alien may ask the court to appoint counsel? Under what circumstances?
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