Immigration Judge may be precluded from considering any evidence from a bond the Immigration Judge (such as information from the deportation hearing) or. EOIR Posts Immigration Judge Benchbook Online DOJ press release announcing that EOIR posted the “Immigration Judge Benchbook”. The IMMIGRATION JUDGE BENCHBOOK, including all files and hyperlinks therein contained, is a tool for immigration judges. It shares useful.

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The next day, Farshy submitted a transcript of the recorded conversation as further evidence that Cassidy should recuse himself. A benchbook is a book providing an overview of legal procedure for a judge.

This court watcher did not recall other occasions in which the judge said events were on and off the kmmigration.

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Without these resources, both immigration attorneys and pro se respondents immigrants who represent themselves without a lawyer are at a great disadvantage.

On April 15, Cassidy called Farshy’s office to talk about the case. The entire hearing is recorded except for those occasions when the Immigration Judge authorizes an off-the-record discussion. Subscribe via email Subscribe genchbook States without Nations by Email.

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Hopefully by the time that is resolved Cassidy will be profusely apologizing to Mark and the immigration law community in Atlanta. I know Judge Sease says, ‘This is off the record,’ and then turns it back it on. On those occasions, the results of the off- the-record discussion are summarized by the Immigration Judge on the record. However, as he was listening to people talk and the hearing progressed, Mark changed his mind and told a guard he had something else to say, “I need to speak to the judge.

He eventually denied the asylum request. To Farshy, the conversation was irrefutable evidence that Cassidy not only had engaged in ex parte communication — talking with the government attorney without Farshy present — but had pre-judged the case before it was even heard.


Posted by jacqueline stevens at This is damning for Cassidy for two reasons. Crucially, the judge is instructed to affirmatively benchbookk possible defenses against deportation with pro se respondents: Parties should request such a summary from the Immigration Judge, if the Immigration Judge does not offer one.

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I asked for immigratino details on how the guard did this and Mark said there was a “very low door” and that “the guard had to go up to the judge on the TV, and he said I had another comment to make. The DARs are supposed to be inclusive of the entire hearing unless otherwise indicated. Another court watcher told me that Cassidy will say something is off the record but only when he physically leaves the room during a conference between an attorney who is in the courtroom in Atlanta and the client at the Stewart Detention Center.

Sease, who is now an immigration judge in Pennsylvania, laughed. Mark said that Cassidy told him he had to benchbpok by the statement of a sworn ICE agent. Citizen Obtains His “Alien” File: It was subsequently taken down again. Return to top of the page. Mark said, “One guy was detained for a very long time.

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A nationally prominent immigration attorney who deals with Cassidy regularly, and was attempting to excuse Cassidy’s actions, sent the following message to a listserve of other immigration attorneys: Application of the Exclusion Clauses: In addition, the DAR reveals several other inconsistencies between how Cassidy ran the Master Calendar hearing on December 9, and how judges who follow the rules run their hearings.


He also told me about another U. Please share this link to all our colleagues and affected parties. Department of Justice’s Office of Professional Responsibility, in response to Farshy’s complaint, acknowledged that Cassidy had made brief ex parte comments about Farshy’s client’s case.

These advisories will be written by sitting Immigration Judges as well as by attorneys within EOIR and contain analysis of a particular case or topic. Both possibilities call into question Cassidy’s account of the events that day.

The Immigration Judge asks the parties if the summary is true and complete, and the parties are given the opportunity to add to or amend the judgge, as appropriate. She was finding out how long he was detained and Cassidy said, ‘Send me whatever you have. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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This site uses cookies. Every immigration lawyer practicing removal defense should become intimately familiar with every page in the EOIR Benchbook. Please see comment submitted by reader on previous misconduct by Cassidy.

Either the DAR that was sent to Mark’s attorney, Neil Rambana, was not the entire DAR, or, Cassidy only recorded the formal portions at the hearing’s beginning roll call and the final formal orders at the end. He succeeded… for a time. I heard his lawyer. Mark is a U. These advisories will be written by sitting Immigration Judges as well as by attorneys within EOIR and contain analysis of a particular case or topic.: Bill to provide comprehensive immigration reform and with other purposes Loading I was born and raised here, but you can deport me if you like.