Immigration Law

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Mocking Humane Immigration Detention Standards
Posted on 28 Mar 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AIC, Mar. 28, 2012 : House Hearing Makes Light of Necessary Detention Reform Released on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 Washington D.C. - Today, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on new immigration detention standards recently issued by Immigration... Read More

Marc Rosenblum, CRS: What Would a Secure Border Look Like?
Posted on 26 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The relationship between border security and unauthorized migration is a key issue for many people interested in immigration reform. Two questions loom large in this discussion: how many unauthorized migrants enter the United States? Of those attempting... Read More

Is Immigration Reform Dead?
Posted on 28 Sep 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"I think it's the conventional wisdom that immigration reform is dead in the House," said Stephen Yale-Loehr , an immigration expert at Cornell Law School. "But I think there could still be a surprise." - Gannett, Sept. 27, 2013... Read More

Legomsky: Presidential Authority for DAPA/DACA Clear (House Testimony)
Posted on 27 Feb 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Like the overwhelming majority of other immigration law professors and scholars, I believe that the legal authority for both the Prosecutorial Discretion Memo and the DACA/DAPA Memo is clear. There are Congress’s express assignment of responsibility... Read More

House Republicans to Offer Broad Immigration Plan
Posted on 26 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"House Republicans are preparing to unveil their own broad template for overhauling the nation’s immigration system this week, potentially offering a small opening for President Obama and congressional Democrats to pass bipartisan legislation... Read More

House to Embrace Path to Citizenship?
Posted on 2 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Prospects for congressional passage of a U.S. immigration overhaul looked bleak on Friday, but some House Republicans signaled they would offer a way for the 11 million illegal immigrants already in the country to get legal status that could be... Read More

House Democrats Present Immigration Overhaul Plan
Posted on 11 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Just days before a bipartisan group of eight senators is expected to present legislation that would make broad changes to the nation’s immigration system, a group of Democrats in the House unveiled its own blueprint for an immigration overhaul... Read More

House Judiciary Committee to Hold First Hearing on Immigration Tomorrow (Webcast Live)
Posted on 4 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Tomorrow [Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013] at 10:15 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will hold a full Committee hearing on “America’s Immigration System: Opportunities for Legal Immigration and Enforcement of Laws against Illegal Immigration... Read More

House Hearing Live Now: Enhancing American Competitiveness through Skilled Immigration
Posted on 5 Mar 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hearing on Enhancing American Competitiveness through Skilled Immigration Tuesday 3/5/2013 - 10:00 a.m. 2141 Rayburn House Office Building Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security Witness List Mr. Bruce A. Morrison... Read More

Congress: How Immigration Reform Died (Part I)
Posted on 12 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"[I]n a series of interviews with The Hill over the past two months, Democratic and Republican negotiators said the group’s failure stemmed from divisions among Democrats over strategy and policy, as well as Boehner’s refusal to put his... Read More

House Hearing Live Now: What Does a Secure Border Look Like? (Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, 10:00 a.m. Eastern)
Posted on 26 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Subcommittee Hearing: What Does a Secure Border Look Like? Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security | 311 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC 20515 | Feb 26, 2013 10:00am Link to live video Read More

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House Members Call on Obama to Pardon Dreamers
Posted on 18 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL), Nov. 17, 2016 - "Today, Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) joined Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) in releasing a letter they wrote to President Obama asking him to use his pardon authority... Read More

House Testimony of USCIS Director Leon Rodriguez
Posted on 29 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

July 29, 2014 : "... Today, I would like to take this opportunity of my first appearance before you to provide an overview of key accomplishments and initiatives USCIS has undertaken and also give you an overview of some of the key challenges I believe... Read More

New Research: House and Senate Could Be Positioned for Agreement on Legalization of the Unauthorized Immigrants
Posted on 14 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"While a potential House approach on legalization would allow fewer unauthorized immigrants to gain lawful permanent residence than Senate bill S. 744, it could form the basis for an agreement on immigration reform, according to a new analysis by... Read More