41 Pages Posted: 6 Aug 2009
Date Written: August 3, 2009
In this paper, I examine the consequences of the changes in the administrative procedures for appeals in immigration cases for circuit court judges. I discuss these changes and offer a model of decision making in immigration appeals. By analyzing a newly collected dataset of immigration decisions, I find that these reforms have dramatically changed how judges make decisions in immigration cases.
Keywords: immigration law, courts of appeals
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