Immigration Law

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Inspector General Finds USCIS Did Not Deliberately Violate Court Injunction
Posted on 13 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL, Department of Homeland Security, Aug. 13, 2015 - "The Department of Homeland Security Inspector General (DHS OIG) found no evidence that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) deliberately violated a U.S... Read More

Tags: daca , ead , report , injunction , oig , USCIS , DHS

Undocumented No More: A Nationwide Analysis of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA
Posted on 21 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"...How is DACA being implemented across the country? Which states have been most successful with DACA outreach and implementation, and which states have lagged behind? Which national origins groups have had the most success with DACA? Have any groups... Read More

Tags: daca , report

New DACA Report and Tool by MPI
Posted on 6 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Fifty-five percent of the 1.2 million unauthorized immigrant youth who met the criteria for the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program at its launch in 2012 had applied for relief from deportation as of... Read More

Tags: mpi , daca , tools , report

New Report Examines Economic Losses Resulting from President-Elect Trump’s Threat to End DACA - ILRC
Posted on 22 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ILRC, Dec. 13, 2016 - "Following President-elect Donald Trump’s comments that he would end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the Immigrant Legal Resource Center released Money on the Table – The Economic Cost of Ending DACA... Read More

Tags: daca , ilrc , report , Trump

USCIS Processing and Executive Action: NFAP
Posted on 12 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Analysis and an examination of government documents finds if court action eventually allows President Obama’s executive action to proceed, then it is likely to result in delays for individuals and employers with legal immigrant or temporary... Read More

A DREAM Deferred: From DACA to Citizenship (Appleseed Report)
Posted on 13 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This report analyzes an executive policy called “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (“DACA”) and uses lessons gained from DACA applicants and practitioners to discuss potential future immigration programs. ... To... Read More