Court Reform

New York Times: Lawyers for Immigrants

May 9, 2011

In a letter to the editor NIJC Executive Director Mary Meg McCarthy noted the problems with lack of access to counsel in the immigration detention system, particularly for vulnerable populations held in isolated areas.

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Congressional Hearing Highlights Problems in U.S. Immigration Court System

May 18, 2011

Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) applauds U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy and the Senate Judiciary Committee for its hearing today highlighting the problems of the overburdened and inefficient immigration court system.

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