Immigration Law

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Trump v. Hawaii Q&A with Expert Law Prof. Stephen W. Yale-Loehr
Posted on 27 Jun 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Forbes, June 27, 2018 - "On June 26, 2018, in a 5-4 decision , the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration’s decision to ban the entry of individuals from a group of primarily Muslim countries was constitutional. The court... Read More

Expert: Trump Travel Ban Needs Adjusting
Posted on 13 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Greg Stohr, David Voreacos, Bloomberg News, Feb. 11, 2017 - "President Donald Trump could solve the most glaring problem a federal appeals court found with his travel ban by explicitly saying it doesn’t cover immigrants who already have a permanent... Read More

Expert: Circuit Shopping May Guide Trump's Travel Ban Litigation Strategy
Posted on 23 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matt Zapotosky, Washington Post, Mar. 23, 2017 - "The speed with which the administration moved was befitting of the national security crisis the ban purported to address. The administration ultimately lost in court, and since then, it has slowed... Read More

Tips for Surviving in a Time of Immigration Uncertainty - Dan Berger and Stephen Yale-Loehr
Posted on 7 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tips for Surviving in a Time of Immigration Uncertainty By Dan Berger and Stephen Yale-Loehr Mar. 7, 2017 We planned to write a blog about the revised travel ban Executive Order as soon as it came out. That the revised order was delayed for several... 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: Trump's Tweets Undermine His Travel Ban Case
Posted on 6 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tessa Berenson, Time Magazine, June 5, 2017 - "President Trump unleashed a spasm of tweets Monday morning intended to defend his travel ban, but instead they may have undermined it as it faces legal challenges. In his latest tweets, Trump referred... Read More

Expert: Gorsuch Could Tip SC Balance Reviewing Trump Travel Ban
Posted on 7 Apr 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

AFP, Apr. 7, 2017 - "The US Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court Friday, culminating a 13-month fight over the vacancy and rewarding President Donald Trump by bringing a conservative tilt back to the bench. The federal judge from Colorado... Read More

Expert: State Department Definition of 'Close Family' for Travel Ban is Too Narrow
Posted on 29 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Carol Morello, Washington Post, June 29, 2017 - "Visitors from six predominantly Muslim nations will not be granted visas unless they have a very close family tie to someone already in the United States or an entity like a workplace or university... Read More

Expert: "A leopard cannot change his spots by taking a bath" (Trump Travel Ban Litigation)
Posted on 20 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Laura Jarrett, CNN, Mar. 17, 2017 - "When then-presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims" entering the US back in 2015, he probably didn't imagine those words would come back to haunt him... Read More

Expert Predicts More Litigation Over Trump Travel Ban 2.0
Posted on 30 Jun 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Laura Jarrett and Elise Labott, CNN, June 30, 2017 - "After months of winding through the courts, the so-called "watered-down," revised version of President Donald Trump's fiercely litigated travel ban finally went into effect at 8... Read More

Expert: Rights of Non-Citizens Subject to Trump Travel Ban on a Spectrum
Posted on 10 Feb 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

NPR, Feb. 8, 2017 - "What rights do noncitizens have under the U.S. Constitution? As he wrapped up his initial remarks, August Flentje, special counsel to the assistant attorney general, said that in some cases, noncitizens have "no rights"... 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 Stephen W. Yale-Loehr Unpacks Travel Ban 3.0
Posted on 26 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

John Surico, VICE, Sept. 25, 2017 - "To make sense of the latest chapter in the ongoing saga that is travel policy under Donald Trump, VICE reached out to Stephen Yale-Loehr , an immigration law professor at the Cornell Law School and renowned expert... Read More