Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures
Posted on 9 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In 2009, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued new guidance on immigration-related worksite enforcement. Under the guidelines, DHS “will use all available civil and administrative tools, including civil fines and debarment, to penalize... Read More

CRS on Border Security
Posted on 2 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Drawing on multiple data sources, the report suggests conclusions about the state of border security. Robust investments at the border were not associated with reduced illegal inflows during the 1980s and 1990s, but a range of evidence suggests... Read More

Discrediting “Self Deportation” as Immigration Policy
Posted on 7 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Why an Attrition through Enforcement Strategy Makes Life Difficult for Everyone By Michele Waslin "The day that Alabama’s draconian anti-immigrant law went into effect in October of 2011, thousands of school children were reported absent... 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