Immigration Law

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American Citizens Without Passports at Border May Face Fines
Posted on 25 Apr 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lorena Figueroa, El Paso Times, Apr. 22, 2016 - "U.S. citizens returning to the country without a passport could soon face fines. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is proposing to establish a non-compliant traveler fee to cover the costs of processing... Read More

Tags: passport , fines , border

Texas Rancher Threatens to 'Get Kinda Western' on DHS over Border Fence
Posted on 3 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The 18-foot-high border fence intended to seal the U.S.-Mexican border from San Diego to Brownsville will soon close a half-mile gap just west of Downtown El Paso. The new section will run right through the spot where many historians believe Spanish... Read More

Tags: johns , El Paso , fence , border , Texas

Lawsuit Targets Trump's Border Wall, Enforcement Program
Posted on 13 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Center for Biological Diversity, Apr. 12, 2017 - "The Center for Biological Diversity and Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva, who serves as ranking member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, today sued the Trump administration over the... Read More

84 Lumber Super Bowl Commercial - The Entire Journey (Banned by Fox)
Posted on 8 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The full, uncut 84 Lumber Super Bowl promotional film . ... Contains content deemed too controversial for the original ad and banned from broadcast [by Fox]." But was the ad about the wall...or the door? Find clues here and here . Read More

CBP Pays $475K to Settle Suit Over Illegal Cavity Search of American Citizen at Border
Posted on 22 Jul 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ACLU, July 21, 2016 - "Today, the ACLU of Texas and the ACLU of New Mexico announced a record settlement in which U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) paid a New Mexico woman $475,000 for illegally subjecting her to vaginal and anal searches... Read More

The Wall: A Special Report
Posted on 11 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Texas Standard, Jan. 9, 2017 - "Building a wall along the 2,000-mile border between the United States and Mexico was a signature plank of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. His win in November is bringing the reality of that proposal into... Read More

DHS: Not Enough Cash On Hand For Trump's Border Wall...Just "Prototypes"
Posted on 2 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Julia Edwards Ainsley, Reuters, Mar. 2, 2017 - "President Donald Trump’s promise to use existing funds to begin immediate construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border has hit a financial roadblock, according to a document seen by Reuters... Read More

Tags: wall , fence , Trump , DHS , border

Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements - White House, Jan. 25, 2017
Posted on 25 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, Jan. 25, 2017 - "EXECUTIVE ORDER BORDER SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION ENFORCEMENT IMPROVEMENTS By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and... Read More

Letter From the Border: The New Crisis is the Old Crisis - Natasha Vargas-Cooper
Posted on 22 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Rich countries have always exercised a gravitational pull over poorer neighbors. The human migration away from poverty, tidal in its enormity, is something no immigration policy or enforcement mechanism will stop. The only twist this time around... Read More

Anti-Trump Canadian Heading to Women's March Refused Entry to USA
Posted on 22 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CBC Radio, Jan. 20, 2017 - "The first question that he asked point blank was, "Are you anti or pro-Trump? At that time, I just assumed that he was just trying to feel out our opinions and what we were doing. We all expressed that we were anti... Read More

Tags: march , Canada , Trump , border