Immigration Judge may be precluded from considering any evidence from a bond the Immigration Judge (such as information from the deportation hearing) or. EOIR Posts Immigration Judge Benchbook Online DOJ press release announcing that EOIR posted the “Immigration Judge Benchbook”. The IMMIGRATION JUDGE BENCHBOOK, including all files and hyperlinks therein contained, is a tool for immigration judges. It shares useful.

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Mixx Delicious Digg Facebook Inmigration. Mark does not speak a word of Spanish. I asked for more details on how the guard did this and Mark said there was a “very low door” and that “the guard had to go up to the judge on the TV, and he said I had another comment to make. Posted by jacqueline stevens at It was subsequently taken down again.

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I have left messages with various staff at the Atlanta Immigration Court requesting an interview with Cassidy and he has not replied, although he has been talking about details of Mark’s case with attorneys who do not represent Mark in an effort to gain their sympathy. It shares useful information with immigration judges to assist in the adjudication of immigration cases. Please be patient as we are constantly retrieving, reformatting and compiling these materials.

These include a series of questions that the judge supposed benchbool ask the respondent about his parents, his place of birth, age, and an instruction that those who may be U.

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Subscribe in a reader. Mark said that Cassidy told him he had to “go by the statement of a sworn ICE agent. Newer Post Older Post Home. I’m also not sure how anyone would find a statement that a respondent claims to be bipolar is grounds for supporting a deportation order, and not ordering a psychiatric evaluation and further inquiry into Mark’s mental competence regarding his other statements.


As a part of the continuing efforts to make the Immigration Judge Benchbook more functional and user friendly, a Benchbook Advisory will be posted to the Benchbook to keep you apprised of changes that impact our work. I heard his lawyer. After reviewing the transcript, Cassidy agreed to recuse himself, according to a complaint that Farshy filed with Cassidy’s bosses. immigratuon

He eventually denied the asylum request. Citizenship for Mortals was published by Columbia University Press in These advisories will be written by sitting Immigration Judges as well as by attorneys within EOIR and contain analysis of a particular case or topic. EOIR Counsel for Legislative and Public Affairs Fatimah Mateen told me Monday that “someone” whose name she could not recall decided EOIR could not comment on Lyttle’s case and that she would consult her notes in order to tell me who this was; she never did tell me this, but I learned today that “someone” was in fact Mateen herself.

According to Mark, he told Cassidy he was a U. He succeeded… for a time. I hastily retrieved as much of the benchbook as I could before it disappeared from the Internet entirely.

These grievances should be at judhe Stewart Detention Center and hopefully Mark and his attorneys will obtain them and this will further substantiate his narrative. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Judge Who Deports U. For contact and other information, please go to jacquelinestevens. This court watcher did bendhbook recall other occasions in which the judge said events were on and off the record.

In addition, the DAR reveals several other inconsistencies between how Cassidy ran the Master Calendar hearing on December 9, and how judges who follow the rules run their hearings. Research and commentary on uudge efforts to restrict the movement of people across borders, and on the alternatives. Jidge is a U. Mark said, “One guy was detained for a very long time. Farshy believed he stood no chance with Cassidy, who, Farshy says, consistently ruled against his clients and repeatedly mispronounced his name as “Farsy.


My book States without Nations: These range from him not naming the translator to improperly turning on and off the recording device without summarizing the events “off the record” to reading instructions to the respondents in a voice that is too immigrarion to be properly understood in English, and without allowing time for the translator to translate. I judfe political theory and write about law-breaking by ICE and the immigration courts for The Nation magazine.

Crucially, the judge is instructed to affirmatively explore possible defenses against deportation with pro se respondents: In his complaint, he wrote that “all jurge the Cassidy’s own statements to his colleagues suggests that the DAR should have included an extensive exchange between Cassidy and Mark regarding Mark’s U.

Application of the Exclusion Clauses: Bill to provide comprehensive immigration reform and with other purposes Loading According to the Immigration Court Practice Manual: The Immigration Judge asks the parties if the summary is true and complete, and the parties are given the opportunity to add to or amend the summary, as appropriate.

Nevertheless, Cassidy’s conduct “did not constitute professional misconduct or poor judgment.