Supreme Court Brief in Mayorkas v. Cuellar de Osorio (CSPA)

"Respondents are law-abiding noncitizens who sought, through their U.S. citizen relatives, to immigrate to this country with their minor children, as the law permits. They waited patiently for years, in some cases decades, for visas to become available, and in that time their sons and daughters...

Supreme Court Grants Cert. in CSPA Case: Mayorkas v. Cuellar de Osorio

The order list granting ten cases for nine arguments, including on the issues of recess appointments and abortion protests, is here. Issue: (1) Whether Section 1153(h)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act– which provides rules for determining whether particular aliens qualify as “children”...

Current and Former Members of Congress to Supremes: The CSPA Means What We Said!

"Amici curiae are a bipartisan coalition of Members of Congress who were serving in 2002, when the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) was passed. The Members care deeply about the preservation of family unity among immigrant families and the fairness of our country’s immigration procedures...

Prerna Lal Reports from the Supreme Court on Mayorkas v. Cuellar de Osorio

"A major storm was supposed to take over the District of Columbia today. While the federal and District government closed down in anticipation of bad weather, I trudged along to the U.S. Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Mayorkas v. de Osorio , an issue that has defined most of my existence...