Analysis

Barr's Move To Speed Deportations Raises Due Process Fears

Law360 (April 12, 2019, 10:58 PM EDT) -- U.S. Attorney General William Barr has proposed speeding up deportation proceedings and encouraging the Board of Immigration Appeals to issue affirmances without opinion, steps the immigration bar fears may hamper due process.

The proposal was initially introduced in 2008 under the Bush administration, but was revived earlier this month when it was added to the Office of Management and Budget's unified agenda.

According to the 2008 Federal Register notice, the proposal would allow BIA members to issue affirmances of immigration judges' decisions without explaining their reasoning and allow only a few members to determine whether a decision can be designated as...

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