A judge sentenced sidelined for the encouragement of the Clinton-immigration-plan for the deportation hearing

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A retired Federal immigration judge was punished and excluded from the Federal service for the two-and-a-half years, after it was found, violated the Hatch Act by promoting then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, immigration, the plan for 2016 for a deportation hearing.

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel, said on Tuesday that Carmene “Zsa Zsa” DePaolo – a former immigration judge, was employed by the U.S. Department of Justice has stood there but the rest was to be rebuked and disciplined by an administrative law judge, on behalf of the Merit systems Protection Board. She was fined the maximum possible fine in the amount of $1,000 and slapped with a 30-month exclusion from the Federal service


The OSC accused of a complaint against DePaolo in June 2018, the violation of the Hatch Act, which prohibits employees of Federal agencies, from the employment in political activity while on duty or in the Federal workplace.

“We are very pleased with the outcome of this case and believe that the significant disciplinary measures imposed against judges DePaolo is reasonable and justified,” Special Counsel Henry J. Kerner said in a statement.

According to the OSC, DePaolo, the Hatch violated the Act, as they led to the presidency. March 2016 public deportation hearing for an individual facing deportation and a 10-year ban on re-entry into the United States.

The judge, the watchdog said, called the penalty “is a pretty hard thing” and said that Clinton should be the change if you won. When the Democrats won in the Senate, back then you said, “there is a certain hope that they will actually pass immigration legislation.” The Republicans, both the White house and the Senate won in the year 2016.


DePaulo, according to the “OSC,” said the Republicans “don’t do anything” about immigration “, if you can help him” to deport other than in “all try.”

“Respondents actions raises the specter that this nation are the halls of the court party, and that the judges consider the political platforms for the advice of a legal search. The nature of your offense, the politicized judiciary and the Federal workforce, and continues in the direction of a heavier penalty,” the decision said. “This behavior sends to subordinates, bad news, and perhaps instills the idea that the political activity is allowed at work. If a judge can say that it is from the Bank, what the other employees make these statements in the office?”

DePaolo served as a judge on the Otay Mesa immigration court in California.

The OSC said DePaolo is now retired, but did not say when she left the court. The website said that you an annual salary of $172,100 in the year 2017.

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