Beyond ‘”Crimigration”and the Civil-Criminal Dichotomy: Applying Mathews v. Eldridge in the Immigration Context

Beyond ‘”Crimigration”and the Civil-Criminal Dichotomy: Applying Mathews v. Eldridge in the Immigration Context (Ramanujan Nadadur, Yale Human Rights and Development Journal: Vol. 16: Iss. 1, Article 5, 2013). Policies and regulations from the past decade underscore the need for strong constitutional safeguards in removal proceedings, which are administrative proceedings where an Immigration Judge adjudicates whether a noncitizen should be deported from the United States under the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). Deportation has accelerated; the Obama Administration has removed nearly 400,000 Read More

Creating CrImmigration

Creating CrImmigration (César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, 2013 Brigham Young University Law Review 1457 (2013)). Scholars from a variety of disciplines have begun to map the contours of crimmigration law, the convergence of criminal law and immigration law, in the United States. None, however, has explained why these two bodies of law, long operating mostly independently of each other, began to intersect with increasing frequency and severity in the closing decades of the twentieth century and not earlier. This Article unravels the political Read More