“We have a political boss," says immigration judge Dana Leigh Marks. And his decision on domestic violence as a case for asylum is why immigration courts should be independent, she and other judges say.
The Department of Homeland Security has called for more immigration detention facilities to open along the US-Mexico border. And negotiations between a private prison company and the government have already begun in the Rio Grande Valley.
US Department of Justice lawyers said in federal court Tuesday they will pursue criminal contempt of court charges against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for his violation of a federal judge’s order in a racial profiling case.
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