Immigration Law

Recent Posts

For Want of a Good Lawyer: Deportation Without Representation
Posted on 26 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In deciding who may stay and who must leave this country, the deportation process for immigrants tolerates unfairness at every turn. Current laws have denied basic due process protections to people held in immigration detention. And now, a... Read More

Oct. 16th MPI Event - The U.S. Deportation System: Trends from a Decade of Data
Posted on 7 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"When: Thursday, October 16, 2014, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. ET Where: MPI Conference Room, 1400 16th Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036 Speakers: Marc Rosenblum , Deputy Director, U.S. Immigration Policy Program... Read More

ICE Immigration Raids: A Primer (TRAC)
Posted on 14 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

TRAC, Feb. 14, 2017 - There are widespread reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) fugitive operations teams conducted immigration roundups in a number of communities across the country last week. This report breaks... Read More

American Exile: Rapid Deportations That Bypass the Courtroom
Posted on 5 Dec 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Every year, hundreds of thousands of people (83 percent) are deported from the United States without a hearing. These individuals never see a judge; instead, their rights and fates are determined by a single immigration enforcement officer in a... Read More

The U.S. Deportation System: Trends from a Decade of Data
Posted on 16 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"MPI Report Offers Most Detailed Analysis Yet of U.S. Deportation System under DHS; Examines Criminality, Origin, Gender & More of Deportees Men Account for 91% of All Deportees in 2003-2013; Deportations Disproportionately Target Mexicans... Read More

MPI Report: Most Undocumented Immigrants Will Stay Under Obama’s New Policies
Posted on 25 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Under new immigration enforcement programs the Obama administration is putting in place across the country, the vast majority of unauthorized immigrants — up to 87 percent — would not be the focus of deportation operations and would... Read More

The Deportation Dilemma: Reconciling Tough and Humane Enforcement (MPI Report)
Posted on 29 Apr 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The United States has deported a record number of unauthorized immigrants and other removable noncitizens in recent years. More than 4.5 million noncitizens have been removed since Congress passed sweeping legislation in 1996 to toughen the nation’s... Read More

Removing Insecurity: How American Children Will Benefit from DAPA
Posted on 27 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"More than five million American children — U.S. citizens or legal immigrants eligible for citizenship — will be the most important beneficiaries of the executive action on immigration issued by President Obama in November. The great... Read More

The U.S. Deportation System: Trends from a Decade of Data - MPI Event, Oct. 16, 2014
Posted on 14 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. ET "The United States has formally removed 3.7 million noncitizens since the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was established in 2003, a record pace of deportations. An examination of... Read More

Family Values on ICE: The Deportation of Parents of U.S.-Born Citizens
Posted on 2 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"I am pleased to present the following report, "Deportation of Parents of U.S.-Born Citizens" for the second half of Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, as prepared by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)." - John Morton, Mar. 26, 2012... Read More

Detention, Deportation, and Devastation: The Disproportionate Effect of Deportations on the Latino Community
Posted on 7 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 37 of the nation’s preeminent Latino organizations, today released a report, " Detention, Deportation, and Devastation: The Disproportionate Effect of Deportations on the... Read More