Tag Archive | Prosecutorial Discretion

Recent ICE Memo Details the Differences Between Trump and Obama on Immigration Enforcement

Hamed Aleaziz reports on a recent ICE Memo obtained via FOIA by BuzzFeed, ICE issued guidance on 8/15/17 from ICE Principal Legal Advisor Tracy Short to all OPLA attorneys. This memo implements President Trump’s 1/25/17 Executive Order 13768 and Secretary of Homeland Security Kelly’s 2/20/17 memo on interior enforcement.  The memo also details the significant differences between the Trump and Obama Administrations with respect to Immigration Enforcement.

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Congressional Research Service Report: “Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Enforcement: Legal Issues”

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The latest CRS Report offers valuable information on Prosecutorial Discretion, and provides insight into how such Discretion will fit in with the different Comprehensive Immigration Reform plans currently being discussed in Washington.  An extract follows: Read More…