Immigration Law

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Immigration expert tries to dispel 'myths' about Hispanics in U.S.
Posted on 14 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Marcelo Suárez-Orozco flashed a slide showing the 5.5 million surge in under-18 Hispanic population in the United States during the last decade, which, to the noted professor and immigration expert, underscored a stark reality of the... Read More

Hispanic Students Absent From Alabama Schools Following Controversial Immigration Law
Posted on 1 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Hispanic students have started vanishing from Alabama public schools in the wake of a court ruling that upheld the state's tough new law cracking down on illegal immigration. Education officials say scores of immigrant families have withdrawn... Read More

Deportation Relief Seen As More Important Than Citizenship: Survey
Posted on 19 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"While lopsided majorities of Hispanics and Asian Americans support creating a pathway to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants, two new surveys from the Pew Research Center also show that these groups believe it is more important for unauthorized... Read More

The Vanishing
Posted on 4 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Critics of the law, particularly farmers, contractors and home builders, say the measure has already been devastating, leaving rotting crops in fields and critical shortages of labor. They say that even fully documented Hispanic workers are... Read More

Tags: Alabama , Hispanic

Local Immigration Enforcement and Arrests of the Hispanic Population
Posted on 14 Aug 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Michael Coon, Journal on Migration and Human Security, Aug. 2017 - "Section 287(g) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), which was added to the INA by the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA), allows... Read More

Latino Megadonors Launch Immigration Reform Push
Posted on 4 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"President Barack Obama won reelection with overwhelming support from Hispanics — and now Latino megadonors aligned with the White House are trying to mobilize that community behind his second-term agenda. They’re working feverishly behind... Read More

Alabama Hispanic students not coming back
Posted on 3 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Over a month after the nation’s toughest immigration law took effect in Alabama, hundreds of Hispanic students are still missing from the state’s public school system – and they are likely gone for good." - Politico, Nov... Read More

Latino profiling surges at state, local level
Posted on 4 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"What do all of these incidents have in common? They all occurred in states that have passed “Show me your papers” legislation. However, none of these states have legally enforceable mechanisms for implementing the legislation,... Read More