Immigration Law

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Prof. Anna W. Shavers, R.I.P.
Posted on 26 Jan 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Amber Ediger, Troy Fedderson, Nebraska Today, Jan. 26, 2022 "Anna Williams Shavers, 75, Cline Williams Professor of Citizenship Law and associate dean for diversity and inclusion in the College of Law, died Jan. 22. A tireless advocate for inclusion... Read More

An ICE Raid in a Small Nebraska Town 'Has Got Us Split Right Down the Middle'
Posted on 23 Oct 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Hamed Aleaziz, BuzzFeed News, Oct. 23, 2018 - "The ICE operation on Aug. 8 resulted in the arrests of 118 suspected undocumented workers — mostly in Nebraska — at multiple worksites, including a hydroponic tomato greenhouse, a pork producing... Read More

Tags: raid , Nebraska , ICE , O'Neill

SIJ Victories in Nebraska
Posted on 30 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Charles "Shane" Ellison writes: "I wanted to pass along two Nebraska Supreme Court victories our office received today related to SIJ: In re Carlos D. In re Luis J. In one, we authored an amicus brief ; and in the other, the Immigrant... Read More

News Excerpts From the July 1, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 25 Jun 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Colorado Repeals Employment Verification Requirement | On June 8, 2016, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill (House Bill 16-1114) repealing a state requirement that employers maintain a separate affirmation form and retain copies of documents... Read More

And Nebraska Makes 50: Driving DACAmented
Posted on 30 May 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children and have been approved for a federal deferred action program that allows them to stay and work in the country will now be allowed to get driver's licenses in Nebraska... Read More

Tags: daca , veto , Nebraska , license

USCIS Stakeholder Engagement with Nebraska, Texas Service Centers on June 19, 2014
Posted on 14 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Business Community Engagement Thursday, June 19, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Central) Nebraska Service Center 1301 W. Highlands Boulevard, Lincoln, NE 68521 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in... Read More

Nebraska Farm Avoids H-2A Debarment, Pays $270K - DOL v. Daniels Produce, LLC
Posted on 7 Apr 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Braden Campbell, Law360, Apr. 6, 2016 - "A family-owned farm in Nebraska has agreed to pay $250,000 in back wages to 89 temporary foreign workers it employed through the H-2A visa program, according to a recent order issued by the U.S. Department... Read More

Nebraska Supreme Court on Custody: Daniels v. Maldonado-Morin
Posted on 31 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"We find, viewing the facts in a light most favorable to Maldonado-Morin, that the record demonstrates Maldonado-Morin’s husband of over 12 years has been forced to move to Mexico and that Maldonado-Morin wants herself, Deonte, and Morin’s... Read More

Supreme Court Lets Stand Nebraska Immigration Ordinance
Posted on 6 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to review a Nebraska city’s ordinance that bans renting homes to immigrants living in the country illegally could open the door to similar laws elsewhere, supporters said Monday, though they’re... Read More

Split Decision on Nebraska Immigration Law
Posted on 21 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Though a federal judge struck down a portion of the controversial Fremont, Neb., immigration ordinance Monday, the wrangling is not over. Both sides claimed victory. Though U.S. District Court Judge Laurie Smith Camp threw out portions of... Read More

Nebraska Town Keeps Rental Ordinance
Posted on 12 Feb 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Residents of a small Nebraska city have reaffirmed their desire to take on illegal immigration. Nearly 60 percent of Fremont voters decided Tuesday to keep an ordinance that requires all renters to swear they have legal permission to live in the... Read More

Nebraska to DACA Beneficiaries: Walk to Work
Posted on 20 Aug 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Nebraska has joined Arizona in opposing legal status for immigrants who are newly-documented under Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, setting up a constitutional battle while raising tough questions about the program."... Read More