‘Not an immigration law.’ As Lafayette judge weighs COVID policy, asylum seekers remain in limbo | Courts

Betty Q. Hixson

A federal judge in Lafayette heard arguments Friday on whether the Biden administration should end a controversial Trump-era pandemic restriction, known as Title 42, later this month. Judge Robert Summerhays of the U.S. Western District of Louisiana confirmed Friday his temporary restraining order that stopped the Biden administration from processing the end of […]

Collaborative New Course Investigation and Fact Development: Immigration Law Provides Student and Faculty Support to Asylum Seekers :: School of Law

Betty Q. Hixson

March 1, 2022 During the 2021 summer semester, the UNM School of Law (UNM SOL) and University of Idaho (UI) College of Law collaborated for the first time, offering an innovative course entitled Investigation and Fact Development: Immigration Law. This course incorporated elements of both traditional legal education and applied, […]