Immigration Law

Recent Posts

The Economic Cost of the US-Mexico Border Slowdown
Posted on 7 May 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

The Perryman Group, April 2019 "The current slowdown at the US-Mexico border is causing substantial economic harms. Trade volume has grown substantially, more than doubling over the past 20 years and up 55% between 2010 and 2018. During 2018, total... Read More

Texas Businesses File Pro-DACA Brief; Ending Program Would Cost Economy Billions
Posted on 25 Jul 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Mark Curriden, Texas Lawbook, July 22, 2018 - "A federal lawsuit by Texas officials earlier this year seeking to order the end of the federal immigration program called the Deferred Act for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, will have "immediate,... Read More

Business Community Opposes Trump on TPS Terminations
Posted on 6 Dec 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Yuki Noguchi, NPR, Dec. 6, 2017 - "The Trump administration has been eliminating some protections that allow more than 300,000 people to live and work in the U.S. under what is known as Temporary Protected Status. Many could face deportation when... Read More

NSC, TSC Business Engagement, July 17, 2014
Posted on 19 May 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Business Community Engagement Thursday, July 17, 2014 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Central) Nebraska Service Center 1301 W. Highlands Boulevard, Lincoln, NE 68521 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to participate in... Read More

Obama Enlisting Executives for Renewed Immigration Push
Posted on 5 Nov 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"President Barack Obama urged a group of business leaders including McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Donald Thompson and Marriott International Inc. CEO Arne Sorenson to put pressure on congressional Republicans to pass a new immigration... Read More

Executive Actions on Immigration: Business Edition
Posted on 21 Nov 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Several of the President’s initiatives for improving our broken immigration system will provide much needed relief to foreign entrepreneurs, researchers, inventors, highly-skilled workers, STEM graduates and students, and the U.S. businesses... Read More

Georgia immigration law creates strain for business license office
Posted on 11 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"In a discussion of the state's new anti-illegal immigration bill Monday, more than one member of the Hall County Board of Commissioners used the term "unfunded mandate." Commissioners' discussion of the multifaceted Illegal... Read More

Georgia's Immigration Law Could Snarl Business
Posted on 9 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Georgia’s tough new immigration law could have the unintended effect of making annual business license renewals and other routine transactions more costly and complicated, local government and business leaders fear." Atlanta Journal... Read More

Fear in Ala. towns over tough immigration law hurts businesses
Posted on 19 Oct 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The weak economy has hurt business. But nothing has battered Discount Grocery and Variety worse than Alabama's newly enacted immigration law, owner Andres Miguel says. The law — which has made Alabama the toughest state in the USA... Read More

Bibles, Badges, Businesses Call for Immigration Reform
Posted on 7 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A bipartisan coalition of religious, business, and law-enforcement leaders is asking for federal comprehensive immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship for those in the country illegally. The group met in Washington on Tuesday to pressure... Read More