Immigration Law

Recent Posts

Not the DREAM Act, but a Temporary End to the Fear of Removal for Some Undocumented Youth
Posted on 21 Jun 2012 by Carrie L. Rosenbaum

By Carrie Rosenbaum On June 15 President Obama announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would not deport certain undocumented youth who would otherwise be eligible for the DREAM Act. The administration instituted a policy change, but... Read More

Excerpts From the July 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced
Posted on 25 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced On June 15, President Barack Obama and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano made important statements on immigration-enforcement policy toward young people who are in the United States without... Read More

My Great FOIA Adventure and Discoveries of Deferred Action Cases at ICE
Posted on 5 Feb 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This Article describes my adventures in FOIA litigation and analyzes deferred action data collected informally by 24 ICE field offices between October 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012. This Article also offers recommendations for the agency on data collection... Read More

New ICE FAQ on Deferred Action
Posted on 15 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Posted June 15, 2012 : "While this guidance takes effect immediately, USCIS and ICE expect to begin implementation of the application processes within sixty days. In the meantime, individuals seeking more information on the new policy should visit... Read More

Deferred Action Victory in Utah
Posted on 7 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Three sisters who tearfully begged for a chance to go before a judge to avoid deportation within days were granted something beyond what they imagined. A yearlong stay in Utah, courtesy of the federal government. Avelar and her two sisters —... Read More