Immigration Law

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Expert: DACA is in Danger
Posted on 15 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Gisela Salomon, Claudia Torrens, Associated Press, June 15, 2022 " Stephen Yale-Loehr , an immigration law professor at Cornell University, said things look bad for young immigrants: Both the appeals court and the Supreme Court, where the case... Read More

At Its 10th Anniversary, DACA Faces a Tenuous Future Despite Societal Benefits
Posted on 10 Jun 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Muzaffar Chishti, Julia Gelatt, MPI, June 9, 2022 "On June 15, 2012, President Barack Obama stood in the White House Rose Garden and announced a new program that would transform the lives of hundreds of thousands of unauthorized immigrants brought... Read More

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Another Giant Falls: Prof. Michael A. Olivas, R.I.P.
Posted on 23 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

On Friday, April 22, 2022, renowned immigration law scholar and educator Prof. Michael A. Olivas died at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico. His passing is an incalculable loss for the immigration law community. Prior to the publication of an official obituary... Read More

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USCIS Announces Online Filing for DACA Renewal Forms
Posted on 12 Apr 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

USCIS, Apr. 12, 2022 "U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced today that individuals who previously received deferred action under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) may now file Form I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action... Read More

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An Unexpected Home
Posted on 28 Feb 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Patricia Sulbarán, Victoria Estrada, Latino USA, Feb. 25, 2022 "Thousands of undocumented immigrants request to voluntarily leave the United States every year. Some experience more complicated situations that lead to forceful stays in their... Read More

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The Proposed DACA Regulation: What You Need to Know
Posted on 1 Oct 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia and Stephen Yale-Loehr, September 28, 2021 "What is the proposed DACA regulation? On September 28, 2021, the DHS’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a proposed rule that would codify the... Read More

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Expert: Proposed DACA Rule Could "Bulletproof" Program Against Litigation Challenges
Posted on 28 Sep 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Miriam Jordan, Eileen Sullivan, New York Times, Sept. 28, 2021 "The Biden administration [published] a proposed rule on Tuesday in hopes of preserving Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, a program that has protected hundreds of thousands... Read More

DACA Proposed Rule
Posted on 27 Sep 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 185 / Tuesday, September 28, 2021 "On June 15, 2012, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) established the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. The policy— which describes the Secretary... Read More

Expert: New DACA Rule Could Be Published "Any Day"
Posted on 26 Sep 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Jorge Cancino, Univision, Sept. 26, 2021 ""A new proposed rule is about to be published to help about 700,000 dreamers," says Stephen Yale-Loehr, professor of immigration law at Cornell University School of Law . "The Office of Management... Read More

MALDEF Sues Tech Company For Denying Jobs to DACA Recipients
Posted on 19 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

MALDEF, Aug. 19, 2021 "A Latino civil rights group is suing a national technology company for unlawfully denying a DACA recipient employment because of her immigration status, according to a class-action lawsuit filed in federal court today. ... Read More

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The Future of DACA: Webinar
Posted on 3 Aug 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

UCLA Center for Immigration Law and Policy Tuesday, August 3rd at 12 pm PDT Join the UCLA Center for Immigration Law and Policy’s faculty co-directors Ahilan Arulanantham and Hiroshi Motomura tomorrow at noon for a timely conversation... Read More

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DACA Resources
Posted on 20 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

ImmigrationProfBlog, July 20, 2021 "In light of the recent setback for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, Professor Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia , Director, Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic , provides the following DACA resources... Read More

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Prof. Peter Margulies on Judge Hanen's DACA Ruling
Posted on 19 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Peter Margulies, July 19, 2021 "On July 16, U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen of the Southern District of Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful because it exceeds the power that Congress had delegated... Read More

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University Heads Decry DACA Ruling, Urge Congress to Protect Dreamers
Posted on 19 Jul 2021 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Presidents' Alliance, July 16, 2021 " COALITION OF OVER 500 PRESIDENTS AND CHANCELLORS URGE CONGRESS TO ACT IMMEDIATELY TO PROTECT DREAMERS IN LIGHT OF TEXAS DECISION PARTIALLY SUSPENDING DACA Decision reinforces need for Congress to act immediately... Read More

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