Immigration Law

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ACLU Letter to DHS: Do Not Collaborate With TX State Cops
Posted on 8 Aug 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ACLU, Aug. 8, 2022 "On July 7, 2022, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued an executive order purporting to “authorize and empower the Texas National Guard and the Texas Department of Public Safety to . . . apprehend[] immigrants who cross the... Read More

Tags: ACLU , DHS , border , Texas , abbott

DHS Extends COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements for Non-U.S. Travelers Entering the United States via Land Ports of Entry and Ferry Terminals
Posted on 21 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Apr. 21, 2022 "Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced [ here and here ] that it will extend temporary Title 19 requirements and continue to require non-U.S. travelers entering the United States via land ports of entry and... Read More

Tags: COVID-19 , DHS , border

CDC Terminates Title 42 Expulsions for Unaccompanied Children
Posted on 13 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The 21-page, Mar. 11, 2022 CDC Order is here . The CDC Media Statement is here . Reporting by Camilo Montoya-Galvez is here . Read More

DHS to Allow Fully Vaccinated Travelers from Canada and Mexico to Enter U.S. at Land Borders and Ferry Crossings
Posted on 13 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Oct. 12, 2021 "Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced that, following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other public health experts, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will amend... Read More

DHS to Terminate Border Barrier Contracts in Laredo and Rio Grande Valley
Posted on 8 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DHS, Oct. 8, 2021 "Consistent with the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) border barrier plan , U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), intends to cancel the remaining... Read More

Tags: DHS , border , Texas

CBP Extends US/Canada/Mexico Travel Restrictions Through Aug. 21, 2021
Posted on 21 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such... Read More

Tags: Canada , Mexico , cbp , COVID-19 , DHS , border

DHS Extends US/Canada/Mexico Travel Restrictions One More Month
Posted on 21 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such travel... Read More

Tags: COVID-19 , DHS , border

DHS Waives Laws to Build More Border Barriers in CA
Posted on 31 Dec 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 1 / Monday, January 4, 2021 "The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security has determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations, and other legal requirements in order to ensure the... Read More

Border Restrictions Extended Through Dec. 21, 2020
Posted on 20 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Notification of Temporary Travel Restrictions Applicable to Land Ports of Entry and Ferries Service Between the United States and Mexico: This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily... Read More

Tags: Canada , Mexico , DHS , border

Judge Emmet Sullivan Blocks CDC/DHS Border Expulsions: P.J.E.S. v. Wolf
Posted on 18 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

P.J.E.S. v. Wolf, Nov. 18, 2020 "Plaintiff P.J.E.S., a 15-year-old minor from Guatemala who entered the United States as an unaccompanied minor in August 2020, brings this action against Chad F. Wolf in his official capacity as Acting Secretary... Read More

Tags: DHS , CDC , border

DHS Extends US-Mexico-Canada Border Restrictions Again
Posted on 22 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 205 / Thursday, October 22, 2020 "This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States... Read More

The Fifth Amendment's Butterfly Effect on Due Process
Posted on 13 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

North American Butterfly Association v. Wolf "The National Butterfly Center, a 100-acre wildlife sanctuary and botanical garden owned by the nonprofit North American Butterfly Association, lies along the border between the United States and Mexico... Read More

Tags: wall , DHS , border , Texas

DHS Extends Travel Restrictions to Canada, Mexico
Posted on 21 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" This document announces the decision of the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to continue to temporarily limit the travel of individuals from Canada into the United States at land ports of entry along the United States-Canada border. Such... Read More