Sunday, September 16, 2018

Kudos to the American Bar Association

Over the past year, the ABA has increasingly flexed its muscle in support of social justice. One way is its decision to issue letters and media releases on the vital issues of the day. Here is the latest: Incoming ABA President Bob Carlson voices the organization’s support of independent immigration courts that are free from political interference.

The ABA strongly supports the independence of immigration judges and immigration courts. These courts should not be subordinate to any executive branch agency, including the Justice Department. Instead, we support the creation of truly independent immigration courts and judges under Article I of the U.S. Constitution. Such an arrangement would remove any perception that politics can play a role in dispensing justice with matters of immigration.

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