AILA Statement – AG Sessions Cites Flawed Facts in Missive on the Immigration Court System

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) released a statement on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, condemning recent attacks by Attorney General Jeff Sessions on the immigration court system and the immigration attorneys who work to protect the rights of immigrants. Benjamin Johnson, AILA Executive Director stated, “Once again, the Attorney General cites flawed facts to castigate the immigration bar for the significant case backlog and inefficiencies in our immigration court system…”

 

For more detailed information about this subject please review the AILA statement, “AILA: AG Sessions Cites Flawed Facts in Missive on the Immigration Court System “.

 

Background: The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its members.

 

 

Source of Information:

AILA.org, 12/6/17, AILA Statement:

AILA: AG Sessions Cites Flawed Facts in Missive on the Immigration Court System

AILA Doc. No. 17120602 | Dated December 6, 2017

 

Justice.gov, 12/6/17, News Release:

Attorney General Sessions Issues Memo Outlining Principles to Ensure That the Adjudication of Immigration Cases Serves the National Interest

 

Justice.gov, 10/12/17, News Release:

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks to the Executive Office for Immigration Review