Immigration Law

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NYC to ICE: You talkin' to me?
Posted on 26 Nov 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a new bill into law Tuesday that limits the city’s cooperation with federal immigration authorities on Rikers Island. The law will prevent the Department of Corrections from turning over immigrants with... Read More

Tags: NYC , bloomberg , detainer , ICE

Advocates hail Bloomberg's support of City Council legislation
Posted on 1 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In a significant reversal, the Bloomberg administration said Friday that it would support a City Council bill that would hamper federal authorities’ ability to detain, and eventually deport, foreign-born inmates on Rikers Island who... Read More

Pathway to citizenship "the only sensible resolution": Bloomberg Editors
Posted on 21 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The Obama administration has been far more aggressive than its predecessor in cracking down on illegal immigration. It has significantly strengthened border enforcement, increased border seizures and deported a record number of illegal immigrants... Read More

Podcast: Bloomberg EDU - Bello, Olivas, Hauser on Immigration Laws, Youth, DREAM Act
Posted on 17 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Kemi Bello, an American-educated, undocumented immigrant from Nigeria, Michael A. Olivas, a law professor at the University of Houston and "No Undocumented Child Left Behind" author, and Brooke Hauser, "The New Kids" ... Read More

Tech Leaders Plan Virtual Push on Immigration
Posted on 25 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"High-tech leaders including the former heads of AOL and Mozilla are organizing a "virtual march for immigration reform" aimed at pressuring lawmakers to enact sweeping changes to the nation's immigration laws. The effort unveiled Monday... Read More

On Immigration, Don’t Hold Economy Hostage to Politics
Posted on 25 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Bloomberg News Editorial, Oct. 25, 2012 : "It is both remarkable and disgraceful that Congress understands the problem. It hears of little else from companies, including General Electric Co., Intel Corp. and Microsoft Corp., and yet can’t seem... Read More