Immigration Law

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Presidential Memo on Means-Tested Benefits
Posted on 24 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

White House, May 23, 2019 "PRESIDENTIAL MEMORANDA Memorandum on Enforcing the Legal Responsibilities of Sponsors of Aliens By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby... Read More

DHS Re-Launches Computer Matching Programs with States to Pursue Benefit Fraud
Posted on 19 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On Friday, May 17, 2019, DHS posted five notices in the Federal Register reestablishing computer matching programs between DHS and New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Texas and California to "verify the immigration status of non-U.S. citizens who... Read More

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Public Charge Proposed Rule Published; 60-Day Comment Period Opens (Federal Register, Oct. 10, 2018)
Posted on 10 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - "The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposes to prescribe how it determines whether an alien is inadmissible to the United States under section 212(a)(4) of the Immigration... Read More

The Case for Protecting Legal Immigration -
Posted on 26 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski, Apr. 2018 - "Immigrants and immigration are good for our country, good for our communities, and good for our economy. The U.S.’ greatest competitive advantage has long been a culture that welcomes immigrants and provides them with the... Read More

The Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform
Posted on 17 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A benchmark immigration reform would raise the pace of economic growth by nearly a percentage point over the near term, raise GDP per capita by over $1,500 and reduce the cumulative federal deficit by over $2.5 trillion." - AAF, Apr. 9, 2013... Read More

Mississippi Gov. Says No Benefits for DACA Kids
Posted on 24 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is ordering state agencies not to provide public benefits to immigrants receiving deferred deportation status from the federal government — an order that reinforces current state law. Legislators, meanwhile, held... Read More