Immigration Law

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Expert: Trump Won't Have Time to Cancel DACA Before Election
Posted on 19 Jun 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Nina Totenberg, NPR, June 18, 2020 "In a major rebuke to President Trump, the U.S. Supreme Court has blocked the administration's plan to dismantle an Obama-era program that has protected more than 600,000 so-called DREAMers from deportation... Read More

Expert: Latest DACA Ruling Could Benefit 'Tens of Thousands' of Dreamers
Posted on 25 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, New York Times, Apr. 25, 2018 - "In the biggest setback yet for the Trump administration in its attempt to end a program that shields some undocumented young adults from deportation, a federal judge ruled Tuesday that the protections... Read More

Expert: DACA Lawsuits Face Long Odds
Posted on 7 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tal Kopan, CNN, Sept. 6, 2017 - "Conservative states may have boxed President Donald Trump into announcing an end for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program -- but Democratic state attorneys general are already fighting back. A coalition... Read More

Fearing Trump, a Campus Calls for Sanctuary
Posted on 3 Jan 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Marina Jimenez, Jan. 2, 2017 - "In time of fear and uncertainty, college campuses and cities across the U.S. are vowing to fight back if president-elect Donald Trump tries to deport students and law-abiding community members who lack legal status... Read More

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr on Trump, DACA, Immigration Policy
Posted on 16 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"On immigration, Trump may not get Congress to fund an expensive and extensive wall, but he could do a lot on his own to control who comes into the country, says Stephen Yale-Loehr, a law professor at Cornell and an expert on immigration law . With... Read More

Expert: 'Mixed Messages' on DACA from Trump, DHS
Posted on 27 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Richard Gonzales, NPR, Mar. 25, 2017 - "GONZALES: Trump has vowed to ramp up deportations of unauthorized immigrants. And under a little-noticed provision in one of his executive orders on immigration, the president stripped non-citizens of federal... Read More

Expert: DACA Recipients Need to Protect Status
Posted on 27 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Priscilla Alvarez, The Atlantic, Apr. 27, 2017 - "President Trump has backed away from his campaign pledges to “immediately terminate” an Obama-era program shielding undocumented immigrants from deportation. But that doesn’t mean... Read More

Expert: Immigration Courts Are Different
Posted on 22 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CNN, Feb. 21, 2017 - "[D]espite DHS' assurances that their increased enforcement does not affect DACA recipients, the community remains concerned that everyone is a target. ... Stephen Yale-Loehr , a professor of immigration law practice at Cornell... Read More