Practice Alert: Attorney General Issues Decision Stripping Immigration Judges of Ability to Administratively Close CasesPosted by Michael Lukens, Esq. • May 23, 2018
In a disappointing development, last week Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a decision that eliminates the ability of immigration judges to administrative close immigration cases. In practice, this means that imm
My favorite quote says that "for it is in giving that we receive" and this perfectly describes my experience volunteering at CAIR Coalition. CAIR Coalition fights diligently for children who are escaping violence in their home countries. CAIR Coalition vigorously defends the rights of fathers and mothers who are seeking to provide a brighter future for their family. In many cases, CAIR Coalition is the only hope for these detained immigrant children, men and women. CAIR gives so much to the community and being a tiny part of their great work makes me receive so much more. That is why I love volunteering at CAIR Coalition.
NewsPosted by Claudia Cubas, Esq. • May 01, 2018
Claudia Cubas, Litigation Director at CAIR Coalition, speaks with the Kojo Nnamdi Show on the potential funding of legal representation for immigrants facing deportation in Montgomery County, Maryland.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE RESUMES PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO DETAINED IMMIGRANTS - CAIR COALITION URGING SUPPORTERS TO CALL MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO ENCOURAGE PROGRAM CONTINUATION PAST EVALUATION YEARPosted by CAIR Coalition Staff • Apr 26, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 26, 2018) — During a Senate Appropriations Committee Hearing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced he will reinstate the Legal Orientation Program (LOP), which allows organizations such as the Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights (CAIR) Coalition to provide legal assistance to detained immigrants and help them navigate the complex immigration process. This announcement came just two weeks after the Department of Justice (DOJ) through the Executive Office of Immigration (EOIR) abruptly suspended the program.
In Major Win for Immigrants’ Rights, Supreme Court Decides Second Part of Aggravated Felony Crime of Violence Definition is UnconstitutionalPosted by Adina Appelbaum, Esq. • Apr 19, 2018
Addressing a circuit split in a decision favorable to immigrants, on April 17, 2018 the Supreme Court held in Sessions v.
Capital Area Immigrants’ Rights Coalition to Continue Regular Visits to Detention Facilities Despite The Department of Justice Halting Funding for Program That Provides Legal Assistance to Detained ImmigrantsPosted by CAIR Coalition Staff • Apr 12, 2018
WASHINGTON (April 11, 2018) — This week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it is indefinitely pausing its Legal Orientation Program (LOP).
BlogPosted by Claudia Cubas, Esq. • Apr 04, 2018
BlogPosted by Azadeh Erfani, Esq. • Apr 02, 2018
Unsubstantiated gang allegations can greatly impact the legal case of immigrants in deportation proceedings. Allegations of gang affiliation can increase the chance that a person will be detained.
BlogPosted by Kathryn M. Doan, Esq. • Mar 19, 2018
CAIR Coalition has joined the Central American Resource Center (CARECEN), Catholic Charities, Ayuda, Whitman Walker Health and the DMV Sanct