Transporting Padilla to Deportation Proceedings: A Due Process Right to the Effective Assistance of Counsel
Stephen H. Legomsky St. Louis University Public Law Review, 2012 Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper 11-10-04
Abstract: The Supreme Court’s landmark...
"Mexican census figures show that fewer Mexicans are setting
out and many are returning — leaving net migration at close to zero,
Mexican officials say." - Los Angeles Times, Nov. 15, 2011 .
" Migration brings youth to ageing countries, and allows ideas to
circulate in millions of mobile minds. That is good both for those who
arrive with suitcases and dreams and for those who should welcome them." - Economist, Nov. 19, 2011 .
"The much-ballyhooed border fence has not just made it more difficult for
illegal immigrants to slip across from Mexico into the United States.
It has also become an obstacle, researchers say, for migrating bears." - New York Times, Dec. 21, 2011 .
"From the papayas grown by Bolivian farmers in Argentina to the recent
discovery of exploited [unauthorized] workers in Chile and conflicts over
local government in southern Mexico, this intraregional migration in
Latin America has become both a challenge and a promising surprise for a
"The experience of Veracruz migrants reveals a close connection between
US investment and trade deals in Mexico and the displacement and
migration of its people. For nearly two decades, Smithfield has used
NAFTA and the forces it unleashed to become the world’s largest packer
"The largest wave of immigration in history from a single country to the
United States has come to a standstill. After four decades that brought
12 million current immigrants—more than half of whom came illegally—the
net migration flow from Mexico to the United States has stopped—and...
"Immigration from Mexico, the source of the largest wave of migration
in history from a single nation to the United States, has ground to a
virtual standstill, according to a new analysis of government data from
both countries. Net migration from Mexico might actually have
reversed in the...
"A four-decade tidal wave of Mexican immigration to the United States
has receded, causing a historic shift in migration patterns as more
Mexicans appear to be leaving the United States for Mexico than the
other way around, according to a report from the Pew Hispanic Center. It looks to be...
"Comprehensive immigration reform has been an elusive goal of both parties for two decades and is a priority of President Obama’s second term. But it will be hard to achieve unless the United States also re-envisions its approach to Mexico and other Latin American countries. ... [M]ore emphasis...
"Since 2011, WOLA staff have carried out research in six different zones of the U.S.-Mexican border, meeting with U.S. law enforcement officials, human rights and humanitarian groups, and journalists, as well as with Mexican officials and representatives of civil society and migrant shelters in...
"This updated profile examines Mexican migration to the United States and Mexicans in the United States, US immigration policy affecting Mexican immigrants, Mexico's role as a transit country, remittances, government policy toward the Mexican diaspora, migration into Mexico, and refugee and...
"Neither the threat of arrest nor punishment may significantly deter Mexicans from trying to enter the United States illegally, according to a new USC Gould School of Law study that was published in the August issue of the American Sociological Review.
The study examined a variety of economic...