Immigration Law

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Supremes DIG AZ v. SF (Public Charge Rule)
Posted on 15 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES No. 20–1775 ARIZONA, ET AL., PETITIONERS v. CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, ET AL. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT [June 15, 2022] PER CURIAM. The... Read More

Justices Heard Dispute from GOP-Led States over Biden’s Refusal to Defend Legality of Trump-Era Immigration Rule
Posted on 23 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Amy L. Howe, Feb. 22, 2022 "On Wednesday, the Supreme Court [ heard ] oral argument in a dispute over whether a group of states, led by Arizona, can defend a contentious Trump-era immigration policy known as the “public charge” rule... Read More

SC Oral Argument, Wed. Feb. 23, 2022: Arizona v. City and County of San Francisco (Public Charge)
Posted on 22 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Links to all the briefs here . Issue: Whether states with interests should be permitted to intervene to defend a rule when the United States ceases to defend. Read More

Supreme Court to Hear "Public Charge" Case: Arizona v. San Francisco
Posted on 30 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Supreme Court, Oct. 29, 2021 "20-1775 ARIZONA V. SAN FRANCISCO, CA DECISION BELOW: 944 F.3d 773 Limited to Question 1 presented by the petition CERT. GRANTED 10/29/2021 QUESTION PRESENTED: Under the Immigration and Nationality Act, 8... Read More

Supremes Dismiss Trump's "Public Charge" Cases
Posted on 10 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Amy L. Howe, Mar. 9, 2021 "Just over two weeks after the Supreme Court announced that it would review the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule, which governs the admission of immigrants into the United States, the case... Read More

Barrett's Textualism Could Doom Immigration Challenges (Law360)
Posted on 29 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Suzanne Monyack, Law360, Sept. 28, 2020 "U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's tendency to defer to the executive branch's authority could pave the way for the Trump administration to prevail against challenges to its immigration... Read More

Sotomayor's Powerful Dissent
Posted on 23 Feb 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On February 21, 2020 the Supreme Court, 5-4, allowed the government to implement the public charge regulation in Illinois , while litigation continues. Justice Sonia Sotomayor filed a powerful dissent . Read More

Will Trump's 'Public Charge' Rule Destroy the Economy?
Posted on 28 Jan 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stuart Anderson, Forbes, Jan. 28, 2020 "On January 27, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court approved an order to allow the Trump administration to proceed with the public charge rule. It is likely the administration’s most consequential economic... Read More

Supremes Allow Feds to Implement 'Public Charge' Rule While Litigation Continues
Posted on 28 Jan 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NILC, Jan. 27, 2020 "The U.S. Supreme Court today temporarily lifted nationwide court orders blocking implementation of the Trump administration’s public charge regulation , allowing this widely opposed wealth test to take effect while several... Read More

Feds Beg SC for Relief in 'Public Charge" Litigation
Posted on 14 Jan 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Amy Howe, SCOTUSblog, Jan. 13, 2020 "Government comes to court for relief on immigration rule This afternoon the federal government called on the Supreme Court to intervene in a dispute over a new rule, known as the “public charge”... Read More