Immigration law is very complicated and the use of a lawyer is necessary for many people. So it’s disturbing to read that some of these lawyers are dropping the ball. I’d like to think that an immigration lawyer was compassionate about their job, but I guess this just won’t be true for everyone.
Court: Immigrants Suffer Bad Lawyers – AP
By LARRY NEUMEISTER –
February 21, 2008
NEW YORK (AP) — Immigrants seeking legal status in the United States are being victimized with disturbing frequency by lousy lawyers, a federal appeals panel said Wednesday.
After criticizing the work done and not done by defense lawyers, the three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan took aim at the government, scolding its lawyers for quibbling over irrelevant language in one case in a quest to win.