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Miller Canfield Paddock & Stone PLC has found the new leader of its immigration practice, hiring a bilingual former Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss PC partner with 17 years of experience representing companies and individuals in various aspects of immigration and nationality law.
The federal government on Thursday urged the Eastern District of Michigan to give it more time to evaluate the mental competency of an Iraqi native who is part of a class temporarily barred from being deported and who has stated he wishes to return to the Middle Eastern country.
The U.S. House of Representatives is on the cusp of approving a bipartisan discharge petition that would send four immigration bills to the floor for consecutive votes, short just two Republican signatories to reach the required 218 backers as of Thursday.
The Fifth Circuit ruled Wednesday that an American citizen who was subjected to intrusive body cavity searches while crossing the southern border cannot sue the state medical staff who conducted the exams, finding that their conduct did not violate clearly established law at the time.
Senate Democrats penned a letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday urging him to uphold a Board of Immigration Appeals decision that has allowed certain crime victims seeking refuge in the U.S. to qualify after being recognized as part of a social group, arguing that it would secure critical protections for LGBTQ groups.