"Taking action to expand educational opportunity to all qualified
students, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Saturday signed the California
Dream Act. AB 131, authored by Assemblymember Gil Cedillo (D-Los
Angeles) allows top students who are...
"Thousands of University of Texas students are graduating and looking
forward to pursuing their careers. Among them are graduates who see
nothing but obstacles ahead. On Thursday, more than 40 UT Dream Act
students and their supporters held...
"Since the DREAM Act was narrowly defeated in Congress in December
2010, DREAMers around the country have been calling on President Obama
to provide executive relief to immigrant youth and their families.
However, the Obama Administration has...
"In June 2011, with the release of what came to be known as the “Morton Memo,” there were developments in the issue of Deferred Action (DA) and the extent to which President Obama’s Administration would extend a form of prosecutorial...
Muzaffar Chishti, Jessica Bolter, and Sarah Pierce, MPI, Oct. 19, 2017 - "Will the Trump administration’s lengthy wish list of restrictive immigration proposals sent to Congress earlier this month upset growing bipartisan momentum on Capitol...
Donald Kerwin, Robert Warren, CMS, Jan. 2018 - " This paper presents the results of a study by the Center for Migration Studies (CMS) on potential beneficiaries of the DREAM Act of 2017 (the “DREAM Act” or “Act”). The study...
USCIS Update: Centralized Receipting for Various N-Forms
The receipting of Forms N-300, N-336, N-600 and N-600K has been centralized in the Dallas and Phoenix Lockbox facilities and away from local field offices, effective October 30, 2011. This effort...
The DREAM Act, the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2010, passed the House on Wednesday afternoon with a vote of 216 to 198 mostly along party lines. The Act was subsequently removed from consideration by the Senate Democrats...
By Dan Berger and Stephen Yale-Loehr
The Obama administration's program for young people who came to the United States as children and lack a valid immigration status (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) has sparked extensive debate, advice...
Prof. Hiroshi Motomura, Los Angeles Times Op-Ed, Dec. 7, 2017 - "When President Trump announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in September, he also punted. He left it to Congress to decide if the country would extend...
In the last
days of a Democrat-controlled Congress, passage of the DREAM Act still glimmers
as a possibility, offering a pathway to legal immigration status for hundreds
of thousands of undocumented children and young adults who have known the United...
"It would make sense if the Administration withdrew its opposition to a broader interpretation of §203(h)(3) and followed Khaled v. Holder across the country."
Cyrus D. Mehta on Sept. 16, 2011.
EOIR Revises Docket Priorities |
On February 3, 2016, Chief Immigration Judge Print Maggard issued a memorandum revising certain docket priorities for the Executive Office for Immigration Review.
In cases involving unaccompanied minors, immigration...
Seung Min Kim, Politico, Oct. 24, 2017 - "Key Senate Republicans have begun privately discussing the contours of an immigration plan to shield the hundreds of thousands of Dreamers who will lose work permits and deportation protections starting early...
By Nolan Rappaport In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Former House Judiciary Committee counsel Nolan Rappaport goes through the recent bipartisan Senate proposal for immigration reform and discusses its pluses, minuses, and prospects in the House of Representatives...