Immigration Law

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CDC Terminates Title 42 Expulsions for Unaccompanied Children
Posted on 13 Mar 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The 21-page, Mar. 11, 2022 CDC Order is here . The CDC Media Statement is here . Reporting by Camilo Montoya-Galvez is here . Read More

A Guide to Title 42 Expulsions at the Border
Posted on 18 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

American Immigration Council, Oct. 15, 2021 "The United States has long guaranteed the right to seek asylum to individuals who arrive at our southern border and ask for protection. But since March 20, 2020, that fundamental right has been largely... Read More

Doctors: Title 42 Border Blockade "Discriminatory and Unjustifiable"
Posted on 3 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

July 1, 2021 letter to HHS, CDC "We are writing to follow up again on our January 28 letter to Dr. Walensky to urge the CDC to rescind in its entirety the order issued under Title 42 in March 2020 and repeatedly extended since, that continues to... Read More

Biden Eyes Ending Trump's Illegal Title 42 Blockade
Posted on 21 Jun 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Stef W. Kight, Axios, June 20, 2021 "The White House is considering ending — as early as July 31 — the use of a Trump-era public health order that's let U.S. border officials quickly turn back migrant families to Mexico, Axios has... Read More

Title 42 Expulsion Lawsuit Update (P.J.E.S. v. Pekoske)
Posted on 1 Mar 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Here is the govt. brief in the P.J.E.S. v. Pekoske lawsuit, and here is the public Appendix. The Appellees brief is due March 11th . Here is the ACLU case page. Read More

Tags: ACLU , COVID-19 , CDC , border

CDC Insiders Tried to Stop the Border Blockade, But Politics Trumped Science
Posted on 4 Nov 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News, Nov. 2, 2020 "By designating them public health threats who could spread the virus, the Trump administration has expelled at least 8,800 unaccompanied migrant children, some as young as 10 , without a court hearing... Read More

Tags: COVID-19 , CDC , border

Latest CDC Border Blockade Order (Oct. 13, 2020)
Posted on 14 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

CDC, Oct. 13, 2020 "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the issuance of an Order suspending the right to introduce certain persons into the United States from countries where a quarantinable communicable disease exists... Read More

Tags: COVID-19 , CDC , border

CDC Border Blockade Final Rule
Posted on 11 Sep 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 177 / Friday, September 11, 2020 "The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issues this final rule to amend the Foreign Quarantine Regulations administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read More

Tags: COVID-19 , CDC , border

CDC Exclusion Order Extended to May 20, 2020
Posted on 20 Apr 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

This document is scheduled to be published in the Federal Register on 04/22/2020 "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a component of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), announces an extension of an Order issued... Read More