Immigration Law

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Expert: DACA Legal Muddle May Wind Up at Supreme Court
Posted on 2 May 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tal Kopan, CNN, May 1, 2018 - "The future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program got murkier Tuesday when the Texas attorney general made good on a threat to challenge it in court. The lawsuit throws a wrench in an already-complicated... Read More

Expert: Supreme Court Remand Could Exacerbate Immigration Court Delays, Backlogs
Posted on 28 Feb 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David G. Savage, Los Angeles Times, Feb. 27, 2018 - "The case of Jennings vs. Rodriguez began in lower courts a decade ago, before Barack Obama was elected president. It was first argued at the high court in November 2016, a few weeks after Donald... Read More

Expert: Texas' DACA Lawsuit 'Creates Even More Uncertainty'
Posted on 10 May 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jessica Gresko, AP, May 10, 2018 - "Three judges have ordered the Trump administration to continue a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation. Now, a lawsuit filed last week in Texas seeks to shut down... Read More

Expert: SC Travel Ban Ruling Likely to Trigger Confusion, More Litigation (Law360)
Posted on 27 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Allissa Wickham, Law360, June 26, 2017 - "With the U.S. Supreme Court allowing President Donald Trump’s travel ban to be enforced against people who don’t have a clear link to the U.S., the question now becomes what exactly will qualify... Read More

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr on Supreme Court Immigration Order
Posted on 24 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration law expert who teaches at Cornell University, agrees the ruling “doesn’t change anything for original DACA beneficiaries.”" - US News, June 23, 2016 . "Cornell law professor and immigration... Read More

Expert: Supreme Court Visa Decision Not The End of the Road
Posted on 16 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday against strengthening marriage rights for binational couples who wish to live together in the United States. Justices found in Kerry v. Din that naturalized U.S. citizen Fauzia Din cannot force greater explanation... Read More

Expert: Trump Travel Ban Suffers 'One-Two Punch'
Posted on 14 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Maura Dolan and Jaweed Kaleem, Los Angeles Times, June 12, 2017 - "Another federal appeals court refused on Monday to lift a hold on President Trump’s travel ban, ruling that it lacked justification and violated a federal immigration law that... Read More

Expert: Travel Ban Cases Will End Up at Supreme Court
Posted on 15 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Laura Jarrett, CNN, May 15, 2017 - "For the second time in President Donald Trump's young administration, the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals will listen to lawyers battle over the legality of his executive order temporarily blocking foreigners... Read More

Expert: Clarification Needed on Supreme Court Travel Ban Ruling
Posted on 27 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, New York Times, June 27, 2017 - "In agreeing to hear two cases on President Trump’s travel ban, the court introduced a new phrase to the fraught discussion of refugees and Muslim immigrants: “bona fide relationship.”... Read More

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr: Future for DACA Recipients 'Perilous'
Posted on 13 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Amy Frykholm, June 6, 2016 - "[T]he future of DACA is threatened. Stephen Yale-Loehr , professor of immigration studies at Cornell University, says that a court decision against the expansion of DACA (or one that reverts to the lower court’s... Read More