Immigration Law

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FOIA: Internal Documents by USCIS on Deferred Action (non-DACA)
Posted on 29 Jul 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"To: Interested Parties From: Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia Date: July 29, 2013 Re: Internal Documents by USCIS on Deferred Action (non-DACA) Earlier this year, I filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request with USCIS seeking internal... 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

The Aftermath of United States v. Texas: Rediscovering Deferred Action (Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia) - UPDATED
Posted on 10 Aug 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Aug. 10, 2016 - "On June 23, 2016, the Supreme Court issued a 4-4 ruling in the immigration case of United States v. Texas, blocking two “deferred action” programs announced by President Obama on November... Read More

Deferred Action in Immigration Law: The Next Generation
Posted on 29 Jun 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Breaking with its tradition of silence and informality, early signs show that DHS will keep open channels of communication with stakeholders about how the deferred action program for certain young people will operate. DHS has only 60 days to implement... Read More