Immigration Law

Recent Posts

DHS Immigration Memos Ratchet Up Border, Interior Enforcement (Feb. 20, 2017; Fact Sheets; Q&As)
Posted on 19 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Two memos, both dated Feb. 20, 2017 and signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly, authorize CBP, ICE and USCIS to significantly increase interior and border enforcement efforts: Implementing the President's Border Security and Immigration Enforcement... Read More

CRS on Border Security
Posted on 2 Jan 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Drawing on multiple data sources, the report suggests conclusions about the state of border security. Robust investments at the border were not associated with reduced illegal inflows during the 1980s and 1990s, but a range of evidence suggests... Read More

Border Patrol Stops, Arrests Many - Including Americans - Far From Border
Posted on 3 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Most Texans probably think of the Border Patrol as doing what the agency’s name suggests: interrupting illegal activity along the line separating the U.S. from Mexico. Yet over the last decade, agents have regularly made arrests deep inside... Read More

ICE Resumes Deportation Flights to Mexico City
Posted on 12 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"U.S. immigration authorities began flying deportees deep into Mexico Thursday in an effort to discourage them from trying to return, U.S. and Mexican officials said. The first of twice-weekly flights from El Paso, Texas, to Mexico City left Thursday... Read More