Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Monthly Archives: July 2008

The Door of Consular Absolutism is Ajar

Posted in General
On July 9, Alma and Jose Bustamante forced open the door of consular absolutism just an inch or so, but this wasn’t enough room for the couple to go through that unjust portal. Consular absolutism (also known as consular nonreviewability) is the longstanding judicial doctrine that the courts will not consider visa refusals based on … Continue Reading