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Posted by jacqueline stevens at Mark is a U. Return to top of the page.

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. Mark had never been in an immigration court before the day he met Cassidy and would be incapable of inventing the detailed narrative he gave me; also, as opposed to Cassidy, Mark has no incentive to lie since ICE had noted Mark’s claims to U.

On April 15, Cassidy called Farshy’s office to talk about the case. There is at least one point at which it quite obviously goes off and on and picks up in an entirely new sentence with no note made of the stoppage.

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Immgration you have written any updates to the EOIR Benchbook, please send them to me at susanpai protonmail. The next day, Farshy submitted a transcript of the recorded conversation as further evidence that Cassidy should recuse himself. Crucially, the judge is instructed to affirmatively explore possible defenses against deportation with pro se respondents: He also told me about another U.

Sease, who is now an immigration judge in Pennsylvania, laughed. I was born and raised here, but you can deport me if you like. It is not legal advice and should not be considered as legal advice. Citizen Obtains His “Alien” File: Mark said, “One guy was detained for a very long time. This court watcher did not recall other occasions in which the judge said events were on and off the record.


You can go through the Master Calendar immigration judge immjgration checklist and compare that with the DAR and most of what’s supposed to be there is missing, including the individual interviews with the respondents. Citizen Has Heavy Finger on Please share this link to all our colleagues and affected parties. Behchbook DARs are supposed to be inclusive of benchboook entire hearing unless otherwise indicated.

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. I teach political theory and write about law-breaking by ICE and the immigration courts for The Nation magazine. I hastily retrieved as much of the benchbook as I could before it disappeared from the Internet entirely.

I have also rescued additional content from digital obliteration which will also be posted shortly. My book States without Nations: These range from him not naming the translator to improperly turning on and off the recording device without summarizing the events “off the record” to reading instructions to the respondents immigratio a voice that is too fast to be properly understood in English, and without allowing time for the translator to translate.

These grievances should be at the Stewart Detention Center and hopefully Mark and his attorneys will obtain them and this will further substantiate his narrative. And so, because what really mattered to the board was Cassidy’s final decision, not the way in which he made it, the board deemed his error “harmless.

Application of the Exclusion Clauses: This is evident from the DAR itself. I asked him how long the exchanges took and he said it depended on whether the respondent was challenging the deportation.

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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. Citizenship for Mortals was published by Columbia University Press in They had too many American documents that he was a U.


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This site uses cookies. EOIR’s Mateen’s obfuscation on this and other matters is a funny echo chamber of Cassidy’s own efforts to avoid transparency, accountability, and to shift responsibility elsewhere.

Bill to provide comprehensive immigration reform and with other purposes Loading Templates How to Use Templates. 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: Without these resources, both immigration attorneys and pro se respondents immigrants who represent themselves without a lawyer are at a great disadvantage.

I know Judge Sease judve, ‘This is off the record,’ and then turns it back it on. But then, moments later, Cassidy reversed benfhbook and announced he would remain as judge. After leaving a message on Farshy’s answering machine, Cassidy, evidently believing he had hung up, resumed a conversation with government attorney Grace Sease, who was in the judge’s office.

According to Mark, he told Cassidy he was a U. She was finding out how long he was detained and Cassidy said, ‘Send me whatever you have. I heard his lawyer. It was subsequently taken down again.

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Research and commentary on state efforts to restrict the movement of people across borders, and on the alternatives. 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.

Farshy’s machine recorded what was said. These advisories will be written by sitting Immigration Judges as well as by attorneys ujdge EOIR and contain analysis of a particular case or topic.

I have talked to Cassidy about this case