Immigration Law

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News Excerpts From the Feb. 1, 2016, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 21 Jan 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

SEVP Issues Report Responding to Feedback Received at NAFSA Conference | In December, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) issued a report responding to feedback received at the 2015 NAFSA annual conference. The report addresses 15 key issues... Read More

The Dream Act Could Bring the Rule of Law Back to Immigration Policy
Posted on 8 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

Sanctuary Cities: Six Ways the Trump Administration Flouts the Rule of Law - Prof. Kari Hong
Posted on 11 Jan 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Kari Hong, Jan. 8, 2018 - "As we start a new year, the status of “sanctuary cities” promises to be a continuing flashpoint in the immigration debate. The Trump Administration cites the “rule of law,” and immigrants’... Read More

The President's Dilemma: Executive Authority, Enforcement, and the Rule of Law in Immigration Law
Posted on 17 Nov 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In 2012, President Obama announced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and in 2014, he announced an expansion of DACA as well as a new program called Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents... Read More

The President’s Discretion, Immigration Enforcement, and the Rule of Law
Posted on 26 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The President has the legal authority to make a significant number of unauthorized migrants eligible for temporary relief from deportation that would be similar to the relief available under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program... Read More

American Husband Murdered for Following 'Rule of Law'
Posted on 10 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Tania Nava has one piece of advice for anyone seeking to come out of the shadows and pursue a path to U.S. citizenship: don't do it. She says her decision to become a legal citizen is one of the reasons her husband was murdered. "I should've... Read More