Immigration Law

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New DHS FOIA Documents Posted: Nov. 2, 2015
Posted on 2 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Records Related to Illegal Immigration Across the Southern Border of the U.S. Records Relating to Locations of Facilities for Unaccompanied Alien Children Read More

Tags: immigration , FOIA , DHS

Man of Two Countries at Home in Neither
Posted on 29 Oct 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"After years in North Texas, Marco Pacheco left Mansfield 17 months ago for Mexico, determined to “get right by the law.” His parents had brought him to Texas unlawfully when he was 12. He graduated from Mansfield schools and a Fort Worth... Read More

White House Won't Take CA5 Immigration Case to Supreme Court...Yet
Posted on 28 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Obama administration said Wednesday that it won’t ask the U.S. Supreme Court to stay an injunction on two core deferred deportation policies created by the president’s executive actions, just one day after the Fifth Circuit refused... Read More

Four More Leaked Drafts of Executive Orders on Immigration
Posted on 26 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matthew Yglesias and Dara Lind, Vox, Jan. 25, 2017 - "On Tuesday, Vox was given six documents that purported to be draft executive orders under consideration by the Trump administration. The source noted that “all of these documents are still... Read More

Dallas Fed Report Offers Comprehensive View of Texas Immigration
Posted on 5 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"While Texas benefits from having a large, diversified immigrant population, the state faces several challenges to ensure its continued economic advancement, according to a special report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. In “ Gone... Read More

Q & A: What Can President Trump Really Do About Immigration? (LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen Yale-Loehr)
Posted on 10 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Dianne Solís, Dallas Morning News, Nov. 10, 2016 - " Stephen Yale-Loehr is an authority on U.S. immigration and asylum law and an adjunct professor at Cornell University Law School. He was a collaborator on the award-winning book Green Card... Read More

Farmers 'Heart' Immigration Reform
Posted on 6 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"It is our preference to grow our nation’s food here, and having the labor required to do that is in the best interest of all Americans. As you put dinner on the table tonight, remember a large part of it is made possible by American farmers... Read More

What is Executive Action? (Video)
Posted on 9 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"What is executive action and what power does President Obama have to fix our broken immigration system? Educate yourself with this video as law professor Hiroshi Motomura walks us through some of the most common questions about executive action... Read More

Now More Than Ever, You Need Deep Knowledge...You Need The Treatise!
Posted on 29 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Deep Knowledge - The Treatise Immigration Law and Procedure is a 21-Volume "Bible'' of immigration law that has been cited in over 450 federal court decisions in cases from across the U.S. circuit courts of appeals, federal district courts... Read More

Trump, Clinton and Immigration - Marketplace
Posted on 2 Sep 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nancy Marshall-Genzer, Sept. 1, 2016 - "Amid the whirlwind coverage of Donald Trump's trip to Mexico and his immigration speech, one thing may be lost: what Hillary Clinton would do. Here’s what Clinton says she would do. Introduce “comprehensive... Read More

Immigration Detention is Big Business
Posted on 26 Apr 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

TRAC, April 12, 2016 - "This report presents an overview of ICE's custody system, and accompanies a series of reports covering each detention facility." Walter Ewing, AIC, Apr. 26, 2016 - "It is easy to forget at times just how sprawling... Read More

Borders and Ballots: An Expert's View of the Election's Impact on Immigration
Posted on 7 Oct 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell University, Oct. 7, 2016 - Professor Steve Yale-Loehr of the Cornell Law School analyzes the immigration policy positions of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. [60-minute video.] Professor Yale-Loehr is the co-author of... Read More

DHS Immigration Memos Ratchet Up Border, Interior Enforcement (Feb. 20, 2017; Fact Sheets; Q&As)
Posted on 19 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Two memos, both dated Feb. 20, 2017 and signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly, authorize CBP, ICE and USCIS to significantly increase interior and border enforcement efforts: Implementing the President's Border Security and Immigration Enforcement... Read More

Text of GOP 'Standards for Immigration Reform'
Posted on 31 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On Thursday, Congressional Republicans released a one-page document , obtained by The New York Times, outlining their blueprint for immigration overhaul." - NYT, Jan. 30, 2014 . Read More

Journalists and Pundits are Turning to this LexisNexis Resource on Immigration Law
Posted on 9 Dec 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Immigration and Nationality Law: Problems and Strategies introduces the reader to the legal concepts and experience of practicing immigration law. This book is designed for both law students and attorneys as it covers not only statutory provisions and... Read More