Congressional Research Service issues new report outlining immigration issues faced by Congress

The Congressional Research Service tees up the immigration issues facing Congress with a balanced report on the debates surrounding various issues.  From the summary: The number of foreign-born people residing in the United States is at the highest level in U.S. history and has reached a proportion of the U.S. population—12.5%—not seen since the early …

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Judge Randolph’s Concurrence in Burka v US Dept. of Health and Human Services

I have just started looking into FOIA Attorney Fees, and one thing I had found curious is that even though the statutory provision for attorney fees for FOIA applicants has fewer criteria than other provisions, such as EAJA, the courts have applied additional criteria to FOIA attorney fees, making an application MORE difficult.  I wrote …

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Plain text readings of EAJA and FOIA fee shifting statutes don’t tell the whole story: the test for FOIA attorney fees.

Although the statute for attorney fee awards in Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) cases has fewer conditions on such awards than the statutes for attorney fee awards in the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA), courts have imposed their own conditions on FOIA attorney fees that are stricter than those for EAJA.  In this post, I …

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