Immigration Law

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S.C. Oral Argument Analysis: Immigrant Detention and the Constitution - Jennings v. Rodriguez
Posted on 2 Dec 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Kevin Johnson, Dec. 1, 2016 - "[T] he justices appeared deeply divided during oral argument in Jennings v. Rodriguez . This class-action challenge to immigration detentions raises questions about whether immigrants, like virtually any U.S. citizen... Read More

Supreme Court Oral Argument Preview: Jennings v. Rodriguez
Posted on 26 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Prof. Kevin Johnson, Sept. 26, 2017 - "Detention as a tool of immigration enforcement has increased dramatically following immigration reforms enacted in 1996. Two Supreme Court cases at the dawn of the new millennium offered contrasting approaches... Read More

SCOTUS Argument Preview: The Constitutionality of Immigrant Detention - Kevin Johnson
Posted on 29 Nov 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Kevin Johnson, Nov. 23, 2016 - "In recent years, the U.S government has aggressively used detention of immigrants as a tool for enforcing the immigration laws. Immigration detention became national news in 2014 when the Obama administration detained... Read More