January 17, 2014
As the U.S. Chamber of Commerce renews their efforts to pass the Senate’s stalled immigration overhaul that includes legalizing millions of illegal aliens, the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) continues its history of trying to kick out taxpaying, crime-free, professional legal immigrants—including earthquake engineers stuck in the broken system.
In the court proceeding at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, California, Patricia Peters v. Janet Napolitano, No: 10-55889, the panel of three judges appeared to be in disbelief as to why the government has been trying to deport Peters. The case was originally filed against President George Bush’s DHS Chief, Michael Chertoff, and was automatically transferred to new DHS Chief Jeh Charles Johnson after Napolitano resigned.
Judge Callahan quizzed the Office of Immigration Litigation (OIL) lawyer under the DHS, Patricia Bruckner, “Why are you so intent on removing this woman? In probably all of the people I have seen in ten years, she seems to be the least culpable and the most productive.”