Immigration Law

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'Bibles, Badges and Business' Converge for Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Posted on 10 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" The "phantasmagoric politics" of Washington DC often produce hallucinatory effects : [A]lmost every time I travel there . . . something comes over me. Inside the Beltway, talk can give off the illusion of action. The mouthing of words... Read More

Tags: paparelli , reform , cir

No Time for Rich-Whining, CIR Advocates Must Stay Focused on the Senate
Posted on 13 May 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The point of this post is not that revelry over the fall of xenophobes and eugenicists is wrong; rather, it is that celebrations of that sort are unaffordable luxuries. That wine is just too rich at this late hour. Advocates for enlightened CIR... Read More

The Xenophobes Can't Kill Immigration Reform - But What Should CIR Supporters Do Now?
Posted on 21 Apr 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Despite CIR proponents' quick retorts, the Boston bombings will likely make enactment all the more difficult. Unlike an esteemed colleague who predicts a less than 50% chance, I'm still optimistic that CIR will be enacted. If anything, Boston... Read More

Tags: Boston , paparelli , reform , cir

Barack Be Nimble: Go BIG and BOLD on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Posted on 12 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"I think the country has shifted tectonically in its embrace of CIR, as confirmed by exit polls revealing a 65% preference among all voters for granting unauthorized immigrant workers "a chance at legal status." Like Lyndon Johnson upon... Read More

Tags: paparelli , Obama , reform , cir

Half a Loaf Immigration Reform
Posted on 12 Jan 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"The contours of a deal on comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) are taking shape. An underclass will be created of undocumented people who will be given no path to citizenship. ... So for now, Democrats reluctantly shed crocodile tears over CIR... Read More