Immigration Law

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Amnesty International Report: Illegal Pushbacks, Arbitrary Detention & Ill-Treatment of Asylum-Seekers in the United States
Posted on 16 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Amnesty International, Oct. 11, 2018 - "The US government has deliberately adopted immigration policies and practices that caused catastrophic harm to thousands of people seeking safety in the United States, including the separation of over 6,000... Read More

Amnesty Will Boost The Economy And Reduce Crime, So Just Get Over It!
Posted on 14 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Throughout the country, foreign-born newcomers have revived beaten-down neighborhoods as immigrant entrepreneurs have opened small businesses and immigrant families have put down stakes. Immigrant workers have played a vital role keeping a number... Read More

Leave Those Kids Alone! (And Pursue Tax Cheats Instead)
Posted on 3 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Krikorian and others of like mind did not repeat that "all amnesties reward lawbreaking," when the Internal Revenue Service decided this month to waive interest, penalties and audit exposure, and accept only one-tenth of the employment... Read More

Tags: tax , Amnesty , DREAM Act

Deferred Action is Not 'Amnesty'
Posted on 16 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Now that the Obama administration has announced it will grant deferred action to certain young undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as minors, their long-term fate is no longer as precarious as it's been throughout... Read More

The New I-9: Why Now When We Need Immigration Amnesty for Employers?
Posted on 11 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The new I-9 form is so much more complex that the government anticipates a 21-minute increase in the amount of time it will take to complete. See pages 8-9 of this document . As noted, the form is now two pages long, with seven pages of instructions... Read More

Help Defeat Scammers; Tell the Truth About the 'New Law'
Posted on 22 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Maurice Goldman writes : "I have personally received calls the past few weeks about the “new law” or “nueva ley” that is in effect in immigration. Some reports are that people are already charging for services based on a legalization... Read More

Amnesty Americans: Six Immigrants' Stories
Posted on 5 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Reporter Liz Goodwin profiles six people who benefited from the 1986 Reagan amnesty, IRCA: - Introduction - From 'Dreamer' to Teacher: Maria Hernandez Read More

Tags: IRCA , Amnesty

Amnesty: An American Tradition
Posted on 3 Jul 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Opponents of the president's decision to allow some undocumented young people brought to the United States as children to stay here claim it amounts to amnesty for lawbreakers. In fact, they say the same about all proposals that would give... Read More

Tags: miller , Amnesty , Chin

Make Border Deaths Part of Immigration Debate
Posted on 7 Jun 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"People on a quest for a better life are not stopped by border infrastructure — unless it kills them. And it too often does. The boots-on-the-ground enforcement experts see the real problem. “We all know that illegal immigration is a... Read More

Perry touts work permits, travel documents for undocumented immigrants
Posted on 6 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry said the federal government should extend work visas permitting undocumented immigrants to move freely between the U.S. and their home countries, but stressed that he still opposes amnesty or a path... Read More

In Hostile Terrain: Amnesty International Report
Posted on 4 Apr 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Amnesty International’s report, In Hostile Terrain: Human rights violations in immigration enforcement in the US Southwest ( English or Spanish ), examines the human rights violations associated with immigration enforcement at the border... Read More