Government Shutdown Leads To A Spike In Canceled Immigration Hearings

Almost 43,000 immigration court hearings have been canceled as a result of the partial government shutdown, freezing an already heavily backlogged system, according to a report by researchers tracking immigration data. Another 20,000 hearings will be canceled for every additional...

Ongoing Effect of Prolonged U.S. Government Shutdown on Immigration

The partial government shutdown is now well into its 3rd week with no clear end in sight. While most immigration related government functions remain operational, a prolonged shutdown may have broad impact on immigration related matters. Because various U.S. government departments...

New Year, Old Immigration Woes

By Delisa Bressler, Partner It’s a new year, and so many of us want to embrace new things – a new attitude, a new commitment to organization, a new diet or exercise plan, new immigration reform? Despite our desire to start fresh our elected leaders continue to give us more of the...
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