Saturday, June 11, 2016

REMINDER: OBAMA TRIED TO FORCE IRANIAN JUDGE TO RECUSE HERSELF FROM CASES INVOLVING IRANIAN NATIONALS

Two years ago, Los Angeles-based immigration Judge Ashley Tabaddor, an Iranian woman, launched a lawsuit against President Barack Obama’s Department of Justice over its order that she recuse herself from immigration cases pertaining to Iranian nationals.

Cue NPR for the back story:
Tabaddor has been handling immigration cases since 2005. She says her battle with her superiors at Justice started three years ago when she was invited to a White House meeting with other Iranian-American community leaders. She asked for permission to attend and it was granted. But her bosses also recommended that if she attended the meeting she should recuse herself from all immigration cases involving Iranians. In her lawsuit, Tabaddor claimed that when she returned from Washington the recommended recusal turned into an order.
I guess that Obama’s DOJ felt that her ties to Iranian activism made her unfit to handle cases involving Iranian nationals, huh?

 Does the DOJ’s line of thinking sound at all familiar with you? It should, because ...


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