Obama Administration Moves to Ease Access to Federal Records

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29th Jan 2009

By Attorneys Robert L. Reeves and Jeff L. Khurgel The Obama Administration wasted no time in assuming its executive role as the leader of the United States. In President Obama’s first week in office, he suspended pending Bush administration federal … more

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NAPOLITANO CONFIRMED AS HEAD OF DHS

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22nd Jan 2009

Janet Napolitano was swiftly and easily confirmed as the new Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") on the same day that Barack Obama became President of the United States.  Homeland Security is the department that oversees the agencies … more

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IMMIGRATION REFORM ON THE HORIZON

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14th Jan 2009

By Robert L. Reeves & Nancy E. Miller As Bob Dylan sang years ago, "the times they are a-changin".  Those words were never more true than they are today.  A new Congress has been sworn in.  Its make-up is vastly … more

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The Attorney General Questions The Right to Counsel

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8th Jan 2009

By Attorneys Robert Reeves and Jeremiah Johnson  With less than two weeks left in office, the Attorney General issued a troubling decision affecting an alien’s right to counsel in removal proceedings.  The Attorney General’s decision, Matter of Compean, 24 I … more

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