Convention Against Torture

Convention Against Torture (CAT) What is the Convention Against Torture (CAT)? The Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment is a treaty which currently has over 160 countries as signatories. It came into force in 1987....

Immigration Detention

Immigration Detention  For over 120 years, the United States has had a long history of immigration detention. Every day, hundreds of foreign nationals are placed in immigration detention facilities around the U.S. for alleged visa violations, unlawful presence,...

Immigration Bonds

Immigration Bonds  Immigration bonds are in important part of the immigration process for many. In one of our previous blog entries, we discussed ICE holds, and the consequences of an ICE hold. This entry will focus on the types of immigration bonds, which are set by...