Immigration Law

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Students, Legal Scholars Push California Universities to Hire Undocumented Students
Posted on 19 Oct 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, New York Times, Oct. 19, 2022 "[A] coalition of undocumented student leaders and some of the nation’s top legal scholars is proposing that California, a state that has served as an incubator for progressive policies on immigration... Read More


Posted on 26 Nov 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bill Boyarsky, UCLA Blueprint, Fall 2021 "ACADEMICS, UNIVERSITY STUDENTS and activists are creating an informal network reaching throughout California and beyond to seek justice for the more than 25,000 immigrants held in federal detention centers... Read More

UCLA Scholars Study the President's Intent on Immigrants
Posted on 31 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Celeste Gómez, Kimberly Cerón, Oscar Gaytán, Julia Isais, John Hernández, Susan Figueroa, Andy Aguiar, Carolina Armenta, Jennifer Bartelheim, Luís Ceja, Janet Chamu, Nicole Contreras, Fernanda Corral, Diana Adame, Ismael... Read More

Immigration Detention as Punishment
Posted on 3 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Courts and commentators have long assumed, without significant analysis, that immigration detention is a form of civil confinement merely because the immigration proceedings of which it is part are deemed civil. This Article challenges that deeply... Read More

DREAM Act Passage Could Generate Trillions For U.S. Economy
Posted on 1 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A new study from researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles found that passage of the DREAM Act and inclusion of students in U.S. educational and professional institutions could generate between $1.4 and $3.6 trillion (current... Read More

No DREAMers Left Behind: The Economic Potential of DREAM Act Beneficiaries
Posted on 1 Feb 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This study aims to measure the economic impact of integrating these youths into the national economy, through the DREAM Act, by calculating their income over a 40-year period. ... In the No DREAMers Left Behind scenario, 2.1 million undocumented... Read More