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The Border Boys Podcast
Leo The Lawyer
The Border Boys Podcast provides an entertaining, no-holds-barred look at immigration law and policy. Featuring real lawyers giving the real scoop on the border and more.
Jun 8, 2022
Immigration Judges Gone Wild – Bullying BBP6
As a continuation of last week’s episode, we’re talking about what happens when we get “immigration judges gone wild.” In other words, we’re talking about judges that act like bullies. Aside from breaking the professional rules that judges are required to follow, bullying takes away due process from Respondents. People in courts are not able … Immigration Judges Gone Wild – Bullying BBP6 Read More »
May 20, 2022
Immigration Judges Gone Wild! Part 1: Bias BBP 5
Immigration Judges hold some of the most important judicial positions in the country, but no one is perfect. Sadly, sometimes courts turn into an episode of Immigration Judges Gone Wild that none of us asked for. Immigration Judges make mistakes and these mistakes can hurt people in deportation proceedings. People can lose their cases and … Immigration Judges Gone Wild! Part 1: Bias BBP 5 Read More »
Nov 14, 2021
New ICE Enforcement Guidelines – BBP4
Secretary Mayorkas announced new ICE enforcement guidelines recently. These guidelines give an idea to immigration agencies on arrests and deportations. Tom Holdem, former director of ICE, spoke on Fox News and complained that the new guidelines would destroy immigration. Let’s look at the facts behind the guidelines. What do the new ICE enforcement guidelines mean? … New ICE Enforcement Guidelines – BBP4 Read More »
Sep 12, 2021
BBP3: What makes a bad client?
In our last two podcasts, we’ve talked about some pretty heavy stuff. This week we lighten things up. What makes for a bad client? Some lawyers hesitate to discuss issues they have with clients. The majority of lawyers, however, will happily vent their frustrations if you ask them. While lawyers are different than other service-facing … BBP3: What makes a bad client? Read More »
Sep 3, 2021
BBP2: Punishment for Crossing the Border
What are sections 1325 and 1326 of the US Code? Sections 1325 and 1326, known as the illegal entry and reentry provisions, create a punishment for crossing the border. For example, the punishments include fines and possibly years in federal prison. To make matters worse, these provisions caused the family separation crisis of the Trump … BBP2: Punishment for Crossing the Border Read More »
Aug 28, 2021
BBP1: Are immigrants increasing Covid?
We constantly hear politicians blame migrants for Covid-19 increases. But is there any truth to these claims? No, there is not. We hear about immigrants at the border and some of us automatically think of covid. We should take these claims with a grain of salt, especially when made by right-wing politicians like Ted Cruz, … BBP1: Are immigrants increasing Covid? Read More »