Immigration

United States v. Horma

Contrary to the defendant’s contentions, 18 U.S.C. 922(n) is not an unconstitutional violation of his Second Amendment right to keep a firearm for self-defense. The Fourth Circuit has held that the Second Amendment does not apply to “illegal” aliens, and… Read More ›

United States v. Habteyes

The defendant, who has been indicted for making false material representations to immigration/naturalization officials regarding his background in Ethiopia, seeks to exclude from the court’s consideration a ledger of firearms distributions to supporters of Ethiopia’s military council (which was waging… Read More ›

J.E.C.M. v. Lloyd

In this immigrant family-reunification case, plaintiffs have stated sufficient allegations to support procedural and substantive challenges to the Office of Refugee Resettlement’s policy to deny release of a minor in custody where the child’s sponsor cohabits with other adults who… Read More ›