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Falling through the cracks: Gang victims as casualties in current asylum jurisprudence
Diane Uchimiya, Falling Through the Cracks: Gang Victims as Casualties in Current Asylum Jurisprudence, 23 Berkeley La Raza L.J. 109 (2013).
With the rise of transnational gangs in recent years, gang-based asylum cases have become both common and the cutting-edge of asylum jurisprudence. U.S. law protects persons fleeing serious human rights abuses inflicted ...
Right to counsel in immigration matters
Malea Kiblan & Diane Uchimiya, The Right to Counsel in Immigration Matters, in 2 Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook 376 (Randy P. Auerbach et al. eds., 2003-2004 ed. 2003).
Blackstone’s ratio for asylum: Fighting fraud while preserving procedural due process for asylum seekers
Diane Uchimiya, A Blackstone’s Ratio for Asylum: Fighting Fraud While Preserving Procedural Due Process for Asylum Seekers, 26 Penn St. Int’l L. Rev. 393 (2007).
Fraud in the asylum context has long concerned U.S. government officials, and rightfully so. Changes in the law, such as imposing a one year filing deadline, mandating short processing times, and eliminating automatic ...
Long way gone: Memoirs of a boy soldier
Diane Uchimiya, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, 29 U. La Verne L. Rev. 179 (2008) (book review).
The fact that armed conflicts often reach children in the battle zones is not subject to serious debate. However, the various ways in which this occurs and the long-term effects thereof on the lives of these young victims ...