Immigration Law

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Expert: Latest Supreme Court Ruling Means More Lawyers Needed in Immigration Court (Law360)
Posted on 17 May 2022 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Mike LaSusa, Law360, May 16, 2022 "The U.S. Supreme Court's Monday ruling barring judicial review of immigration courts' factual findings raises the stakes for noncitizens in immigration court proceedings, underscoring their need for adequate... Read More

BIA on Expert Witnesses: Matter of M-A-M-Z-, 28 I&N Dec. 173
Posted on 17 Dec 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Matter of M-A-M-Z-, 28 I&N Dec. 173 (BIA 2020) (1) Expert testimony is evidence, but only an Immigration Judge makes factual findings. (2) When the Immigration Judge makes a factual finding that is not consistent with an expert’s opinion... Read More

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Experts Unpack the Hoda Muthana Birthright Citizenship Case
Posted on 21 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell Law professor Stephen W. Yale-Loehr is quoted on CNN : "Stephen Yale-Loehr, an immigration lawyer and Cornell University professor, said that the situation is "not clear-cut." "It would depend on the facts, if the State Department... Read More

Tech Experts, Rights Advocates Slam Automated 'Extreme Vetting' Visa Proposal - Two Letters
Posted on 20 Nov 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Tajha Chappellet-Lanier, Fedscoop, Nov. 17, 2017 - "The use of algorithms for screening immigrants could easily lead to an “inaccurate and biased” process, a group of artificial intelligence and machine learning experts argues. In... Read More

Experts Address Canada-U.S. Immigration Trends at ABA Meeting in Vancouver, B.C.
Posted on 5 Feb 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lee Rawles, ABA Journal, Feb. 4, 2018 - "Panelist Margaret Stock of Cascadia Cross Border Law Group in Anchorage, Alaska , applauded the Canadians “for thinking about how to swipe our U.S.-educated workforce and put them to work for Canada... Read More

LexisNexis Immigration Experts Weigh In on H-1B 'Carnage'
Posted on 4 Apr 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Shilpa Phadnis, Times of India, Apr. 4, 2018 - "Immigration experts believe there could be a sharp decline in the number of H-1B petitions filed by Indian IT services companies this year following the tough environment created by the US administration... Read More

LexisNexis Expert Yale-Loehr: Scalia's Absence May Not Affect Immigration Case
Posted on 23 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Laura D. Francis, Bloomberg BNA, Feb. 17, 2016 - "Stephen Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer in Ithaca, N.Y., said the case might have split 5-4 in favor of the states if Scalia remained on the court, which would result in a 4-4 tie without him. A tie vote... Read More

Experts: Repealing Birthright Citizenship 'Almost Impossible' and Counterproductive
Posted on 18 Aug 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"A policy paper released by 2016 Republican frontrunner Donald Trump this weekend has reopened a question in the immigration debate that some of Trump's fellow GOP candidates may want to avoid: Is it time to end birthright citizenship? According... Read More

Expert: Trump Immigration Ban Could Trigger Retaliation on U.S. Travelers
Posted on 19 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Julia Preston, New York Times, June 19, 2016 - "Whatever the range of a ban, the United States could expect swift reciprocal responses. “I can see severe adverse political fallout,” said Stephen Yale-Loehr , an immigration law professor... Read More

Now More Than Ever, You Need Deep Knowledge...You Need The Treatise!
Posted on 29 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Deep Knowledge - The Treatise Immigration Law and Procedure is a 21-Volume "Bible'' of immigration law that has been cited in over 450 federal court decisions in cases from across the U.S. circuit courts of appeals, federal district courts... Read More

LexisNexis Immigration Experts at AC16 in Las Vegas!
Posted on 19 Jun 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Meet expert LexisNexis immigration authors/editors Lindsay A. Curcio, Stephen Yale-Loehr, Dan Kowalski and Brian Schmitt at our exhibit hall booth in Las Vegas at the AILA 2016 Annual Conference! Four chances to win valuable prizes! Read More

LexisNexis Expert Author Stephen W. Yale-Loehr Addresses Flaws, Evolution of U.S. Immigration Policy
Posted on 3 Oct 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Cornell Daily Sun, Sept. 30, 2016 - "Prof. Stephen Yale-Loehr ’77 JD ’81, immigration law, discussed the current state of immigration policy and how either a Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton presidency would change the issue’s evolution... Read More

Trump’s Revised Travel Ban Is Denounced by 134 Foreign Policy Experts
Posted on 11 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Lara Jakes, New York Times, Mar. 11, 2017 - "More than 130 members of America’s foreign policy establishment denounced President Trump’s revised travel ban on Friday as just as damaging to the United States’ interests and reputation... Read More

Legal Immigration Benefits Economy: Expert
Posted on 28 Jul 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Legal immigration has benefited the economy overall, said Stephen Yale-Loehr , a Cornell University Law School professor who works on immigration and asylum law. A 2011 report from the American Enterprise Institute found that temporary workers... Read More

Expert: 'Mixed Messages' on DACA from Trump, DHS
Posted on 27 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Richard Gonzales, NPR, Mar. 25, 2017 - "GONZALES: Trump has vowed to ramp up deportations of unauthorized immigrants. And under a little-noticed provision in one of his executive orders on immigration, the president stripped non-citizens of federal... Read More