LexisNexis Matthew Bender Author Stephen Yale-Loehr Discusses USA v. Arizona in New York Times; Is Quoted in Wall Street Journal

U.S. District Court Judge Susan R. Bolton’s ruling in USA v. Arizona was discussed by Stephen Yale-Loehr, co-author of the LexisNexis Matthew Bender 20-volume treatise Immigration Law and Procedure , in The New York Times , July 29, 2010, under "Room for Debate—What’s Next for...

Podcast - Immigration Law authors Dan Kowalski and Stephen Yale-Loehr Explain the EB-5 Investor Visa Program

On this edition, Dan Kowalski, Editor-in-Chief of Bender's Immigration Bulletin and Stephen Yale-Loehr, co-author of the leading treatise, Immigration Law and Procedure, and of counsel at Miller Mayer in Ithaca, N.Y. discuss the origins of the EB-5 immigrant investor program, the importance of EB...

Podcast: Texas Immigration Expert Dan Kowalski, Fowler Law Firm in Austin, on New Arizona Immigration Law

On this edition, Dan Kowalski discusses the Arizona immigration law, the practical, legal and political issues it presents, and lawsuits filed challenging the law. Mr. Kowalski is an immigration lawyer with the Fowler Law Firm in Austin, Texas and is online editor of Bender's Immigration Bulletin...

Justice Department Files a Lawsuit Alleging Non-Citizen Authorized Workers Employment Discrimination by Georgia Rug Manufacturer and Seller

WASHINGTON – The United States Department of Justice yesterday filed a lawsuit against Garland Sales Inc., a rug manufacturer and seller located in Dalton, Ga., alleging it engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination by imposing unnecessary and discriminatory hurdles to employment for work...

Long-Term Prospects for USA v. Arizona

By Daniel M. Kowalski, Attorney, The Fowler Law Firm PC Pundits, bloggers and talking heads are spending far too much time obsessing over irrelevant aspects of USA v. Arizona , the federal government’s lawsuit against SB 1070, Arizona’s immigration control bill, set to take effect in...

Key Provisions of Arizona Immigration Law Blocked

By Daniel M. Kowalski, Attorney, The Fowler Law Firm PC Daniel M. Kowalski discusses the July 28, 2010 decision by Judge Susan R. Bolton in United States v. Ariz., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 75558 (D. Ariz. 2010) . Mr. Kowalski is an immigration lawyer with The Fowler Law Firm in Austin, Texas and is online...

LexisNexis Immigration Author Stephen Yale-Loehr Quoted in the Media

Stephen Yale-Loehr, co-author of Immigration Law and Procedure , the flagship immigration treatise from LexisNexis-Matthew Bender, Adjunct Professor of Law, Cornell Law School, of counsel, Miller Mayer LLP, Ithaca, New York, is quoted on immigration issues in The New York Times , The Wall Street Journal...

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Immigration Report - Regaining America’s Competitive Advantage

"This study was prepared by Stuart Anderson for the Labor, Immigration & Employee Benefits Division of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Council on International Personnel. The motivation for this report was the need to collect and disseminate objective data on the economic impact...

Supreme Court Declines to Wade Into Preemption Question of Immigration Versus Workers' Compensation Benefits

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court declined to review a case from Louisiana concerning workers' compensation benefits for an injured worker who was an illegal alien, and whether the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 preempts state law awards of workers' compensation benefits to illegal...

Call Them 'Unauthorized'

"Whether we use the word illegal or unauthorized, alien or migrant, or whether we call it a banana , the only thing that matters is whether, and when, we enact meaningful, and comprehensive, immigration reform . Toward that end, let's use language that's helpful rather than harmful."...

Editor's Corner: If 'Unauthorized' is Good Enough for the Supreme Court...

Charles Garcia says the phrase "illegal immigrant" is a slur . Ruben Navarrette disagrees . The Supreme Court and I take a different tack altogether. In Arizona et al. v. United States , the majority opinion consistently uses the term "unauthorized" to modify the words "alien...

Rethinking Immigration: Stop the Alienation of Affection

Angelo Paparelli writes : "Times and phrasings have changed. We would never refer to people of color today, as "colored" -- the term generally used in the 1950s for African-Americans and other non-Caucasians. So, "aliens" -- the word -- must go. We should also drop the term "nonimmigrant"...

Stop Calling People 'Aliens'

"The use of the word “illegal” to describe non-citizens who are present in the United States without authorization is finally beginning to die a much-deserved death, at least in the mainstream press. ... Despite this trend, the term “alien” remains not only in popular use...

An Alien By Any Other Name...

"Referring to immigrants as “aliens,” when “alien” is commonly understood to be derogatory (whether because it means foreign, or strange, or brings images of extraterrestrial space creatures to mind), not only reflects immigrants’ place in American society, but in a...

Federal Appeals Court: Term 'Alien' is 'Offensive and Demeaning'

"We recognize that using the term “alien” to refer to other human beings is offensive and demeaning. We do not condone the use of the term and urge Congress to eliminate it from the U.S. Code." - Footnote 1, Flores, et al. v. USCIS, et al., June 4, 2013 .

Awaiting a Decision in Smith v. CBP, CA9

"A curious case is currently under review in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. John Smith, a Canadian vacationer, attempted to enter the United States to visit Arizona where he had been photographing skydiving and motorcycle events for a number of years. CBP officers smelled a rat...