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Department of Homeland Security

Simplify the I-213 (I-861) writing process for ICE/CBP agents

I am a student volunteer at one of the Offices of the Principal Legal Advisor for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. My primary duty this summer has been to approve Notices To Appear (NTAs) as "legally sufficient" and then send them to Immigration Court. In order to approve the NTA, the information in the I-213 needs to match up. As I've browsed over all these I-213s, I've noticed that the writing style and layout... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Streamlining the Immigration Court Process

I am a student volunteer at Immigration and Customs Enforcement in one of the Offices of the Principal Legal Advisor. We have Notices To Appear (in court) sent to us - thousands of them. Our shelves become full, and we are not able to attempt to approve many NTAs for over 2 years (this is for non-detained cases only). It is not efficient for the many CBP/ICE offices in our district to send all the NTAs to one central... more »

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Courts, Convictions, Sentencing, and Prison

I once read a stat that said 62% of people in prison/jail have not been convicted. I understand that a large portion of this probably also includes stat and local prisons/jails. I also understand that there are varying circumstances with due process. I also am aware there are many ideas for lowering Government costs related to prisons. BUT this is a serious problem. Why don't we cut down on spending by fixing the... more »

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